Speak up about climate change, science communicators say

More scientists should enter the climate change discussion, say five climate communication professionals who paused for a few minutes at the 2012 AGU Fall Meeting to advocate for broader participation from scientists. In the latest AGU video seen here, each shared a few thoughts on the importance of speaking up and on preparing ahead in order to make a connection with general audiences. Here are their top tips from the video:

1. Take responsibility and talk about climate change.

2. Know your audience.

3. Explain what we know and why it matters.

4. Keep it simple.

5. Be passionate!

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