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Public Awareness

 
Many governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have already launched major public awareness programmes. But there are so many people to reach, and so many behaviours and decisions to influence, that there remains an enormous unmet need for more outreach. Creating a successful outreach programme that truly changes behaviour is not easy to do. To help communicators craft effective programmes, this section links to existing outreach programmes, messages, strategies and copyright-free texts and images that can be applied anywhere in the world.

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25 Jun 2014 Communicating Climate Change: Climate Silence (and how to break it) This briefing paper by COIN, the Climate Outreach & Information Network, examines the various ways climate change has been framed in recent years. Building on examples from the United Kingdom, the authors argue that the debate urgently needs new narr... more>> Completed
02 Jul 2014 Learning about climate change the Pacific way - visual guides This comprehensive collection of education resources ‘Learning about Climate Change the Pacific Way’ offers a rich education resource for students, teachers and facilitators. Developed by various international and regional agencies, and launched in 2... more>> Completed
25 Jun 2014 UNICEF Child Outlook June 2014 - Special Edition This policy brief provides insights on global trends and their implications for children. One chapter is exclusively dedicated to the outlook on children, who will bear the brunt of climate change, resource scarcity and environmental degradation in ... more>> Completed
06 Jun 2014 COP in MyCity COP in MyCity is a youth-led project coordinated by CliMates which ambitions to bridge the gap between climate negotiations (a.k.a. the COPs: Conferences Of the Parties) and youth in order to inspire climate actions in all cities of the world. To joi... more>> Completed
29 May 2014 Молодежь против изменения климата: Вдохнl Цель этой новой публикации Совместной ра... more>> Completed
29 May 2014 Plant for the planet – Become a Climate Justice Ambassador Plant-for-the-Planet is a children’s initiative that aims to raise awareness amongst children and adults about the issues of climate change and global justice.Everyone is talking about the climate crisis. What can students do about it? During their A... more>> Ongoing
02 Jul 2014 Learning about climate change the Pacific way - teacher guides This comprehensive collection of education resources ‘Learning about Climate Change the Pacific Way’ offers a rich education resource for students, teachers and facilitators. Developed by various international and regional agencies, and launched in 2... more>> Completed
06 Jul 2014 Participate in the most renowned worldwide environmental award! The Energy Globe Award is presented annually to outstanding and sustainable projects in the area of environment and energy. Awards are presented on the international level for the 5 categories of Earth, Fire, Water, Air, and Youth and additionally on... more>> Ongoing
07 Jul 2014 Predicting and Projecting Climate Change The UN CC:Learn Secretariat, provided by UNITAR, has launched two resource guides for those interested in gaining a more advanced understanding of the science of climate change. This material complements the UN CC:Learn e-course on the Basics of Clim... more>> Completed
21 Aug 2014 Green Cooling Initiative The Green Cooling Initiative’s new interactive world map shows direct and indirect emissions from the cooling sector, which are predicted to account for 13.1% of GHG emissions in 2030. The aim of the Initiative is to reduce emissions by promoting nat... more>> Ongoing
09 Jul 2014 Climate Change: Implications for Cities Urban centers account for more than half of the world's population, most of its economic activities and the majority of energy-related emissions. This publication by the European Climate Foundation (ECF), Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI... more>> Completed
09 Jul 2014 Climate Asia communications toolkit Do you want to talk about climate change in a way that is easy to understand and relevant for your audience? The BBC Media Action toolkit "Communicating Climate Change: What You Can Do" is based on the results of more than 30,000 interviews on climat... more>> Completed
26 Jun 2014 African Youth Union (AYU) - Keep Mama Africa Green The African Youth Union (AYU) is a Pan-African youth organisation that boasts the largest youth representation in Africa. The AYU seeks to bridge the gap between the youth and government, and acts as a conduit between the youth and regional bodies su... more>> Ongoing
07 Jul 2014 Fundamentals of Climate Change Science The UN CC:Learn Secretariat, provided by UNITAR, has launched two resource guides for those interested in gaining a more advanced understanding of the science of climate change. This material complements the UN CC:Learn e-course on the Basics of Clim... more>> Completed
27 Aug 2014 YouthClimateAction online platform – register your action now! The international youth climate movement is back and stronger than ever! YouthClimateAction has just launched an open online platform for showcasing youth-led initiatives around the world to inspire decision-makers to commit to ambitious action at th... more>> Ongoing

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