Posts Tagged ‘climate change’


Communicating in the crisis

In February a symposium in New Zealand

The Symposium 2013 of Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) and the Science Communicators Association of New Zealand (SCANZ) will be held in Christchurch, New Zealand, on 21-23 February 2013. The Symposium is entitled: Disasters – communicating in... Read more

THE 2012 SCIENCE IN SOCIETY FACTS AND FIGURES, Il Mulino publishing house

by F. Neresini and G. Pellegrini

The 2012 Science in Society Facts and Figures with The Italians, science, and issues among environment and energy and The energy debate on Italian media, was presented on 24th February 2012, 6.00 p.m., at the Academy of Science, Via Accademia delle Scienze 6,... Read more

(Italiano) Annuario Scienza e Società 2012, edizioni Il Mulino

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Viruses are worrying, but not as much as pollution

New data from Observa’s Science and Society Monitor

What do Italians believe will be the most serious threats to health in the next few years? Have the recent alarms concerning viruses and pandemics significantly impacted on public opinion? According to data collected by Science in Society Monitor,... Read more

The 2010 Science in Society Facts and Figures, Il Mulino

Which countries do have the most clever researchers at obtaining EU research funding? Where are the most innovative companies? Which are the most influential scientific journals and the most productive research field? How have Italian citizens changed their trends... Read more

Earth art of a changing world

by Cristina Orsatti

Among the various initiatives aimed at raising public attention around the theme of Global War it is worth mentioning those involving art, science, climate change and culture. Whereas in Italy it is hard to develop integrated and multi-disciplinary reasoning... Read more

Italians less sensitive to climate change but scientific data become increasingly relevant

The new data coming from the Science in Society Monitor by Observa about public perception on climate changes, on the occasion of the Copenhagen International Conference. Italians’ sensitivity towards climate has decreased: over the past two years perception that... Read more

Citizens and research investments: priority to renewable energy

by Massimiano Bucchi

In 2009 research on renewable energy remains the first and foremost priority of Italian citizens in the field of research investments. About one interviewee out of two points out the renewable energy as the research sector to favour. Climate... Read more

ACCENT – Action on climate change through engagement, networks and tools

Read the contribution by Doctor Cristina Orsatti, a particular example of public participation on art, science and climate change

Fifteen relevant organisations among science centres, science museums and aquariums will be engaged by this European project ACCENT in a coordination action aimed at rationalising their two-way communication practices and at strengthening their collaborations with the scientific community on... Read more

Ethics and Climate Change

Lanza Foundation, CMCC and Observa organize the VI International Conference.

Lanza Foundation, Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change CMCC and Observa – Science in Society organize the VI International Conference on Ethics and Environmental Policies, titled Ethics and Climate Change. Scenarios for Justice and Sustainability. It will be held in... Read more