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Back to Basis of Climate Change - Carl Palmer

Language: English

South Africa's Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and the Applied Centre for Climate and Earth Systems Science (ACCESS) hosted the first in a series of workshops for scientists and journalists. The event aimed to inform the general public on science-related news that have an impact on their and the planet's future.

The workshop, titled “Reporting the science of climate change” took place in Pretoria, South Africa, from 4 to 5 June 2012. It focused on climate change science, as well as on key risks to Southern Africa, national and regional response strategies, and particularly on how best to communicate complex information to the general public.

Interview with Dr Carl Palmer, scientist at ACCESS and participant from the world of science: "Journalists have a key role to play in educating the general population up to the basic standards so that we can engage with issues like climate change in a more meaningful way."

on this subject: Reporting the science of climate change workshop (ci.unesco.org)

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Place/region: South Africa
Type: Interview
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Interviewee: Carl Palmer
Publisher: CSIR
Coproducer/sponsor: Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
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