Posted on 25/06/14 by admin
The UCL Policy Commission on the Communication of Climate Science, chaired by LCCP’s own Chair, Professor Chris Rapley CBE, has brought together a cross-disciplinary group of academics to examine the role of climate scientists in society and the challenges faced in communicating climate science effectively to policymakers and the public.
Key recommendations, which are aimed primarily at the climate science community, include:
Last night’s launch of the report by Professor Rapley and Dr Kris De Meyer was followed with lively discussion from panelists and members of the audience. Panelists were:
John Ashton CBE, Founding Director, E3G and independent commentator and adviser on the politics of climate change.
Dr Tamsin Edwards, Research Associate in uncertainty in earth system modelling, University of Bristol
Professor Arthur Petersen, Chief Scientist at the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
You can download the report below, or visit the Policy Commission’s website for more information.