07/02/2018 - 09/02/2018, Graz, Austria
2nd World Symposium on Climate Change Communication

The 2nd World Symposium on Climate Change Communication will focus on addressing the challenges in communicating climate change across various audiences, hence providing a platform for reflections on climate change communication research and practice. The symposium will also offer a concrete contribution towards a better understanding and in catalysing further action to better communicate climate change. Furthermore, the event will serve the purpose of showcasing experiences from research, field projects and best practice to foster climate change communication among various settings and audiences, which may be useful and which could be adapted and replicated elsewhere.

The 2nd World Symposium on Climate Change Communication is being organized by the Research and Transfer Centre “Sustainable Development and Climate Change Management” of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany), Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Graz, Austria and the International Climate Change Information Programme (ICCIP) in collaboration with a set of organisations. The symposium will be a truly interdisciplinary event, mobilizing scholars, social movements, practitioners and members of governmental agencies, undertaking research and/or executing projects on climate change communication across the world.

Call for papers – now open

Please send an abstract until 30th July 2017 to Svenja Scheday: svenja.scheday@haw-hamburg.de.

Submission and abstract requirements are available at

Authors whose abstracts have been accepted will receive further details about how to submit their full papers and further logistical information. A peer-reviewed publication will be produced with all accepted papers to be published as part of the award-winning Climate Change Management Series (Springer).

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 30 July 2017
Deadline for registrations: 10 December 2017