Contributor: Rina Tsubaki

Rina Tsubaki ESMH contributorRina Tsubaki connects communities through design and systems thinking. Three years ago, she joined the European Forest Institute, an international science organisation, with a mission to build a bridge between journalism and science. Her initiative, the Lookout Station, connects media and science communities around the topic of climate change, and offers various opportunities to explore new ways to communicate and report about the issue.
Formerly with the European Journalism Centre, she has focused on designing programmes for journalists to master new methods to do better storytelling. She designed, developed and implemented initiatives like the Verification Handbook, a step-by-step guideline on how to verify user-generated contents for breaking news and how to document for investigative reporting, the News Impact series for editors, newsroom managers, start-ups, developers, designers all across Europe.

From COVID-19 to climate change: seeing the issues beyond the news cycle

While COVID-19 and climate change may appear to belong to different worlds, one can uncover direct causal links when looking through a Systems Thinking lens. In an age of uncertainty, how should journalists and science communicators approach and report about complex issues like climate change?

scientist opinion Leyla Acaroglu

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Leyla Acaroglu about systems thinking

Systems thinking: a scientist’s opinion Interview with Dr Leyla Acaroglu, founder of Disrupt Design and the UNEP Champion of the Earth. What is Systems Thinking and how does it help us understand issues like COVID-19 and climate change? Systems Thinking is the ability to see the parts as well as the whole. When looking at ...

scientist opinion Cliona Howie del rio

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Cliona Howie Del Rio about systems thinking

Systems thinking: a scientist’s opinion Interview with Cliona Howie Del Rio, Head of Circular Economy at Climate-KIC and coordinator of CICERONE. We are living in a society full of uncertainty at the moment. What are the most urgent issues that need to be solved from your perspective? The most urgent issue that needs to be ...

scientist opinion Richard Fisher

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Richard Fisher about systems thinking

Systems thinking: a scientist’s opinion Interview with Richard Fisher, senior editor at the BBC. You've spent a year at MIT as a Knight Science Journalism (KSJ) fellow to research 'short-termism' in today's society. What have you discovered? As a KSJ Fellow, I set out to answer a number of questions that I believe are important ...

scroll to top