Perspectives on Communicating Climate Science (Seminar, ATMS/ESS/OCN 593)

ATM S/OCEAN/ESS 593

1 credits

Instructor(s):

Location: OSB 425

Schedule: T 3:30-5

Department: PCC

Quarter: Winter

Title: Perspectives in Communicating Climate Science

For graduate students and upper division undergraduates interested in broadening their perspective on scientific outreach, discussing issues and different communication media, styles and situations. Graduate students will have the opportunity to identify partners and projects to fulfill the Graduate Certificate in Climate Science (GCeCS) capstone requirement.

The course will combine presentations by guest speakers including UW faculty and non-UW professionals and associated readings and discussion. Invited speakers will share their knowledge and experiences with climate communication in different settings and with different audiences, including communicating uncertainty, public perceptions and misconceptions, and personal stories about effective communication.
Organized by: Miriam Bertram