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News from Coventry Climate Action Network

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Below, you'll find news and articles added to the Coventry Climate Action Network website CovCAN.uk during the past week plus some forthcoming events related to climate change.

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Forthcoming Events

Click here to see the list of forthcoming climate-change related events.

How do young people engage with climate change?

In a 16 page article published in the WIREs Climate Change journal, research director of Climate Outreach, Dr Adam Corner and his co-authors provide a thorough review of research into how values and worldviews, ‘psychological distance’, 'information-based’ interventions and trusted messengers affect young people's views on climate change. The authors then go on to recommend effective means on engaging young …
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IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a Special Report on Climate Change and Land on 8 August 2019. It explores desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems. Below are some of the key points raised. People, land and climate in a warming world Land provides the principal basis for human …
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How to have a climate change conversation, Webinar 1

This video shows the first Webinar in Climate Outreach's programme #TalkingClimate held on 1 August 2019. https://youtu.be/uznW6vQ1vsE?t=3
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Climate Outreach

Climate Outreach claim to be Europe's leading climate change communicators, bridging the gap between research and practice and helping to widen engagement across a broader spectrum of society. Climate Outreach have been working since 2004 to ensure that climate change and its impacts are understood, accepted and acted upon across the breadth of society. Their website says We produce world-leading …
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How (not) to talk about Climate Change

This video was produced by Youtuber ClimateAdam and includes Adam Corner who is Research Director at climate change communicators Climate Outreach. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCZcphy4EkU
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change. The IPCC prepares comprehensive Assessment Reports about knowledge on climate change, its causes, potential impacts and response options. The IPCC also produces Special Reports, which are an assessment on a specific issue and Methodology Reports, which provide practical guidelines for …
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How Sustainable are Coventry Universities?

According to the People & Planet’s University League, Coventry is a First Class University, ranking 7th in the UK, whereas Warwick is Second Class ranking 60th out of 154 universities and colleges they have ranked. The data used to compile the 2019 University League consists of 50% from information made public on the university website and 50% from information published within …
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Green Women of Coventry 2017

This event was run by the first incarnation of CovCAN, which was then called CoventryCAN. This report is copied from an announcement on CWLEP. The event took place in Coventry Council House during the afternoon of Saturday 11 March 2017 to celebrate International Women's Day. To celebrate International Women's Day as part of Coventry's Go Green Week, CoventryCAN has brought …
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Plastic Made Fantastic 2017

This programme was run by the first incarnation of CovCAN, which was then called CoventryCAN, in May and June 2017. It was organised by a team led by India Foster who was then working for the Toxic Expertise section of the Sociology Department of the University of Warwick. The following report is copied from their website. Plastic Made Fantastic: Free …
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