Conversation about climate change is suspected to hold immense potential for stimulating the behavioural and societal shifts required to address the climate emergency. However, research into these conversations and the mechanisms through which they may impact behaviour and society has occurred without the direct study of conversation itself. This project seeks to address this limitation, conducting systematic analyses of climate conversation both quantitatively and qualitatively. In doing so, it will contribute a framework for comprehensively defining and evaluating climate conversation, using this to identify and target their most influential characteristics to promote climate conversation and action.
Facilitating Interpersonal Communication for a Sustainable Future