Session 2 Climate Change Communication Challenges and Opportunities

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 8:45 AM-9:45 AM
Room 8ABC (Austin Convention Center)
Host: First Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise
Andrea Bleistein, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

8:45 AM
Committee on Improving Climate Change Communication
Raymond J. Ban, Ban & Associates, Marietta, GA; and P. J. Croft
9:00 AM
“Early adopter” TV meteorologists tend to embrace – but do not always use – informal science education “best practices” when educating audiences about climate change
Katherine Rowan, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA; and J. Witte, L. Cohen, C. Tresch, P. Baldwin, J. Trowbridge, J. Thaker, M. Cox, B. Klinger, B. Brown, and E. Maibach

9:15 AM
Meeting the Climate Communication Challenge: From Science to Service
Richard C. J. Somerville, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and S. J. Hassol
9:30 AM
Viviane Silva, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and F. Nielpold
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