This is a critical time for influencing public behaviours, and ensuring that students are aware of the realities of Climate Change, which is going to change the world they live in, and require certain changes in their lifestyle, purchasing, transport options and potentially far greater changes.
I've been following up various leads to new Climate Change resources, which are different to the norm.
Saffron O' Neill replied to one of my requests for help with some research she is doing on how people view Climate Change, and how it is represented in the media.
She developed some work about how people respond to climate change. The tweet I saw was this one...
Check out Saffron's blog as well.Paper just accepted to Climatic Change: 'More than meets the eye: A longitudinal analysis of climate change imagery in the print media'. Found a distinct change in visual framing from mid-2000s, illustrating rise of CC scepticism. Visual synedoches (e.g. polar bears) play a role. pic.twitter.com/RPpYfHlnt1— Saffron O'Neill (@SaffronJONeill) July 17, 2019
She has produced a set of materials and images which are very useful using a Visual Q method which she has used in her research. Thanks for sharing the materials.
I am going to use and adapt these for a forthcoming resource which I am working on for the new term. A spot of research led practice but for me the best kind: one based on research around the specific geographical context of the work, rather than generic neuroscience...