Category social media

Abuse of climate scientists on social media

I was quoted in this piece in the Observer by Anna Fazackerly, on why climate scientists are being targeted for abuse on social media. Ed’s tweet about it generated lots of interactions, many of them (e.g.) – inevitably – conforming the report’s basic premise. I had an interesting chat with Anna, and I think she […]

Communicating climate science through social media

I give various versions of this talk to students and other scientists. Get in touch if you’d like me to give it to your organisation – it usually gets lots of good discussions going. The fun thing this year is that TikTok is a mainstream thing now, and Twitter is dying. Going to be an […]

Communicating climate change through social media

I updated my previous talk for scientists on surviving social media for a more general audience – this time for MSc students. They were an engaging bunch, and a 50 minute lecture stretched into a two-and-a-half-hour mega discussion, which obviously I’m all for. One thing that came up is that one of the students was […]