“Even as a scientist working in the ivory tower, I’ve become more conscious that we need communication practitioners: people in the trenches, doing practical public engagement work.”
Cranky Uncle cartoons can effectively inoculate people against climate change misinformation by exposing them to the absurdity of it.
“John’s misinformation inoculation/card shark analogy caught my attention as I know a little something about card counting," says Autonomy’s Kurt Roberts. (Don’t worry, Kurt’s just into magic: “Pick a card, any card…”)
“Collaborations between researchers and organizations like Autonomy are crucially important.”