Recordings/Presentations of the Summer School 2022
Session 1: ‘EU policy and knowledge base’
Tim McPhie – Lasse Boehm
Session 2: ‘EU and International Projects on climate change’
Anne-Shopie Garrigou – Debbie Rosen – Mauro Buonocore
Session 3: ‘How could journalists get better at covering climate change ?’
Session 4: ‘Tackling misinformation on climate change’
Session 5: ‘Collaborative EU journalistic projects on climate change’
Vedrana Simicevic – Katharina Mau – Marcin Monko
Session 6: ‘Is constructive journalism the solution ?’
Myriam Bechtoldt – Kristoffer Frøkjær
European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) organises Summer School to help journalists cover the climate crisis
This year’s ESMH Summer School, ‘Journalism and climate change: how to tell complex stories?’, offered journalists a unique opportunity to gain insight in what the EU is doing in the field of climate change, meet prominent science journalists covering environmental topics and learn from their experience.
Where and When
Brussels, European Parliament 8-11 June 2022
Journalists, working in one of the 27 EU Member States and interested in the field of climate reporting.
• European Parliament,
• European Commission,
• The Oxford Climate Journalism Network,
• The Economist,
• The Guardian,
• Carbon Brief,
• Climate Feedback and many more.
The participants of the Summer School were able to join the ‘Festival of the New European Bauhaus’ (9-12 June), organised by the European Commission.
Consult the booklet of the event
Day 0: Tuesday, 7 June 2022
Arrival of the participants in Brussels
Day 1: Wednesday, 8 June 2022
08:30 – 09:00 | Arrival at the European Parliament and registration – accreditation centre Room 1P100 Martens building
09:00 – 09:45 | Coffee/breakfast
09:45 – 10:00 | Welcome and opening, by Etienne BASSOT, Director Members’ Research Service, European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) (online)
10:00 – 10:15 | The ESMH summer school, by Svetla TANOVA, Coordinator of the ESMH
10:15 – 11:15 | Session 1: ‘EU policy and knowledge base’
• Moderator: Svetla-Tanova Encke, ESMH coordinator
• Mr Tim McPhie, Spokesperson for Climate Action and Energy at the European Commission: Climate change: what the EU is doing? Raising awareness about climate urgency (the European Climate Law, the EU Green Deal ambition/Fit for 55 Package)
• Lasse Boehm, Head of the Economic Policies Unit in the EPRS, European Parliament: State of Play on energy transition in the context of green deal – the role of the European Parliament
• Christian Weidlich, Senior Officer International Relations, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina – The latest on climate change research (online)
11:15 – 12:00 | Q&A session, debate
12:00 – 14:00 | Lunch break
14:00 – 15:00 | Session 2: ‘EU and International Projects on climate change’
• Vitalba Crivello, ESMH
• Anne-Sophie Garrigou: EIT Climate-KIC Initiatives
• Debbie Rosen, CONSTRAIN Project (online)
• Mauro Buonocore, CMCC Foundation (Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change): Climate Communication: the science – public opinion interface (online)
15:00 – 15:45 | Q&A session, debate
16:00 – 17:00 | Visit to the EP Plenary room (Brussels) – PHS building
Day 2: Thursday 9 June 2022
08:30 – 09:30 | Arrival and registration, Room 1P100 Martens building
09:30 – 12:30 | Session 3: ‘How could journalists get better at covering climate change?’
• Introduction, scenario setting and moderation by Luca De Biase, NOVA Sole 24 Ore
• Katherine Dunn, the Oxford Climate Journalism Network (online)
• Adam Vaughan, New Scientist (online)
Coffe break (11:00 – 11:30)
• Fiona Harvey, The Guardian_
• Alok Jha, The Economist (online)
12:30 – 13:00 | Q&A session, debate
13:00 – 14:30 | Lunch break
14:30 – 16:00 | Session 4: ‘Tackling misinformation on climate change’
• Moderator: Tine Hens, journalist
• Emmanuel Vincent: The interaction between fact-checkers and journalists, Climate Feedback example (online)
• Maribel Angél, Maldito Clima
• Andrea Arnal, Verificat & the climate misinformation program
• Simon Clark, science communicator and youtuber (online)
16:00 – 16:30 | Q&A session, debate
Day 3: Friday 10 June 2020
08:30 – 09:00 | Arrival and registration, Room 3G3 Altiero Spinelli Building (consult the map)
09:00 – 10:30 | Session 5: ‘Collaborative EU journalistic projects on climate change’
• Introduction and moderation by Emanuele Bompan, Editor in chief of Renewable matter
• Daisy Dunne, Carbon brief
• Jelena Prtoric, Arena Climate Network coordinator
• Vedrana Simicevic, freelance science journalist: Cross-border reporting and Journalism grants
• Katharina Mau, freelance science journalist, Netzwerk Klimajournalismus Deutschland
• Marcin Monko, ERC science journalism initiative
10:30 – 11:00 | Q&A session, debate
11:00 – 11:30 | Coffee break
11:30 – 12:10 | Session 6: ‘Is constructive journalism the solution?’
• Fellow Kristoffer Frøkjær, Science Journalist, Cand.Scient, Constructive Institute for Journalism, Denmark
• Prof. Dr. Myriam Bechtoldt, EBS University of Business and Law, Wiesbaden (Germany): “Psychologists for future” Framing in climate communication – how to convince your audience?
12:10 – 12:30 | Q&A session, debate
12:30 – 13:00 | Closing remarks by Christian EHLER, MEP and STOA Chair
13:00 – 14:30 | Lunch
14:30 – 15:00 | Introduction to the New European Bauhaus (NEB), by Xavier Troussard, Joint Research Center, European Commission (online)
15:00 – 18:00 | Tour at the NEB Festival
Day 4: Saturday 11 June 2020
09:00 – 12:00 | Tour at the NEB Festival
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