Creating space for reflection and dialogue: Examples of new modes of communication for empowering climate action

Fraude, Carolin, Bruhn, Thomas, Stasiak, Dorota, Wamsler, Christine, Mar, Kathleen, Schäpke, Niko, Schroeder, Heike ORCID: and Lawrence, Mark (2021) Creating space for reflection and dialogue: Examples of new modes of communication for empowering climate action. Gaia, 30 (3). pp. 174-180. ISSN 0940-5550

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“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.” This quote by Albert Einstein highlights our need for new formats of communication to address the knowledge-action gap regarding climate change and other sustainability challenges. This includes reflection, and communication spaces, as well as methods and approaches that can catalyze the emergence of transformative change and action. In this article we present and reflect on experiments we carried out at international climate negotiations and conferences.

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Additional Information: Funding Information: We would like to thank two anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments. The IASS is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) and the State of Brandenburg Ministry for Science, Research and Culture (MWFK). The research was supported by two projects funded by the Swedish Research Council Formas: 1. Mind4Change (grant number 2019-00390; full title: Agents of Change: Mind, Cognitive Bias and Decision-Making in a Context of Social and Climate Change), and 2. TransVision (grant number 2019-01969; full title: Transition Visions: Coupling Society, Well-being and Energy Systems for Transitioning to a Fossil-free Society).
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate change,conference of the parties,paradigm shift,relationality,sustainable development,transformation,transformative science communication,environmental science (miscellaneous),economics, econometrics and finance (miscellaneous),sdg 13 - climate action ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2300/2301
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Global Development (formerly School of International Development)
University of East Anglia Research Groups/Centres > Theme - ClimateUEA
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2021 17:36
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2023 10:50
DOI: 10.14512/gaia.30.3.9


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