Talking to Deniers: Why We Should Talk Less About Observations and More About Carbon Dioxide

by |May 30th, 2019

As someone who works on climate change and occasionally interacts with climate deniers, I think a lot about how we communicate with people who don’t fully subscribe to the warnings of climate experts, and I wonder whether this experience might inform a better approach.

A Tango Dancer’s Advice for How to Talk About Climate Change

by |May 2nd, 2019

This type of practice and experience-based learning is not only used for dance. It is also crucial for teaching and communicating complex issues, such as climate change. And there are three steps to the climate tango.

Reaching Christians on Climate Change Is Imperative. Here’s How We Do it

by |April 14th, 2019

More than two-thirds of the country is Christian and 25 percent of the total U.S. population is evangelical, a group with the lowest rate of man-made climate change acceptance. It’s important to understand why they have lower acceptance rates and find effective engagement methods.

Taking a Leap of Faith

by |September 10th, 2018

I had no idea of how to build a website from scratch. Given my background in software engineering, my mentor at CCSR trusted that I would be up for the challenge. Still, I was intimidated and worried that it would not work out well, but I accepted the challenge.

Breaking My Silence

by |August 27th, 2018

After this whirlwind of a year at C+S, I have made a resolution to be more present online and engage with more diverse audiences. Why would I want to crawl into the trenches of a raging cyberwar?

It is Hard to Eliminate Fake News, but We Will Still Try to Fight Against It

by |October 26th, 2017

It is difficult to estimate how detrimental fake news has been to the world, but it is almost undeniable that it is playing an influential role. Fake news is not a fresh invention, but the internet has made it more prevalent and accessible than ever before. Controversial issues like climate change are frequently the battleground for the truth.