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Climate change & storytelling: challenges for the (post) Covid-19 era

End of 2019: Climate change, technological innovation and sustainability are among the priority subjects for the European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) to cover, as they get increasing attention in the media and they have a prominent place in the EU policy agenda. End of May 2020: European Parliament, Strasbourg: a hundred of young enthusiastic science communicators ...

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An Expert’s opinion : Interview with Alok Jha about Climate change

"Journalists, and particularly science journalists, need to be fair, transparent and analytical" Interview with Alok Jha,  science correspondent for The Economist, writing on everything from cosmology to particle physics and stem cells to climate change. Most science stories needed today and dealt with by the media are very complex and require not only specialist skills ...

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An Expert’s opinion : Interview with Fiona Harvey about Climate change

"A green recovery, after the Covid-19 crisis, is possible" Interview with Fiona Harvey, award-winning environment journalist for the Guardian. The Covid-19 outbreak represents a point of change where we, as a society, need to look into the future by designing different approaches to our economic development and foster a transition towards a more sustainable way ...

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An Expert’s opinion : Interview with Luca De Biase about Climate change

"Great science journalism requires a methodology" Interview with Luca De Biase, journalist & Innovation editor at Il Sole 24 Ore and editor in chief at Nova24. Lecturer on Media Ecology at University Sant’Anna, Pisa, and Stanford University. There was a moment before the pandemic when we saw a surge of interest towards the climate crisis. ...

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ESMH Press Review – September 16, 2020

Climate change, Internet off Things & Disinformation: check out the ESMH selection of 20 science & tech news published in the last weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!

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COVID-19 and Climate Change: connected crises and lessons to learn

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about worldwide disruption. As societies tentatively begin to reopen, the pandemic holds lessons for how the world faces another globally existential threat, the climate crisis.

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum about Covid-19 & climate crisis

Interview with Dr Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum, head of the climate change and health programme at WHO Headquarters. In what ways are the Covid-19 and climate crises similar in how they affect people and their health? Climate change in itself doesn’t cause COVID-19. We expect that weather, climate and seasonal variation may moderate transmission, but it is ...

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?

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ESMH Press Review – December 11, 2019

Climate change, energy policy & gene editing: check out the ESMH selection of 25 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!

Bean there, done that : why we should eat more beans and legumes in general

Bean there, done that : why we should eat more beans and legumes in general

The world needs more protein, but animal-based protein intake is by no means sustainable. Legumes are a good alternative to meat and thanks to their biological nitrogen fixation capacities, they also benefit the environment.