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Cambridge Centre for Climate Science

Engaging stakeholders about the science of climate change

Climate change communication experts share their experience: an afternoon of panel sessions aimed at PhD students and early-career scientists

Join CCfCS for this unique series of roundtable/panel discussions on climate change communication with scientists, communications experts, and members of the business community. In each of the three sessions, audience members will have a chance to ask our expert panelists about the challenges and landscape of the ongoing climate change conversation.


Monday, 19 October, 14:00-17:00


Scott Polar Research Institute


  • 14:00-14:20 Welcome, aims, and key messages about climate change (Eric Wolff)
  • 14:20-15:00 Engaging with policymakers (Ailsa Benton, John Pyle, Neil Harris)
  • 15:00-15:20 Engaging with the business community (Ian Ellison, David Webb)
  • 15:40-16:20 Tea/coffee break
  • 16:20-17:00 Engaging with the press and public (Linda Capper, Athena Dinar, Eric Wolff)


  • Eric Wolff (Professor, Department of Earth Sciences)
  • Ailsa Benton (British Antarctic Survey and Department of Energy and Climate Change)
  • John Pyle (Professor, Department of Chemistry)
  • Neil Harris (Professor, Department of Chemistry)
  • Ian Ellison (Sustainability Manager, Jaguar Land Rover)
  • David Webb (Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership)
  • Linda Capper (Head of Communications, British Antarctic Survey)
  • Athena Dinar (Communications, British Antarctic Survey)

Free registration available via Google Forms (click here)