Communicating Climate Change: Are the Words We Use Halting Progress on Major Infrastructure Deployment in the United States
We are in a time of unprecedented investment in energy infrastructure as a route to tackle climate change, and simultaneously demanding the resources and expertise of business and government. Facing this complexity, can communications be the answer to accelerating collaboration, innovation and action? This session will look at the role communications can play in forging new narratives for change and unblocking the misunderstandings that can exist in major projects which blend together public and private sectors with government agencies, local groups and experts.
In this session, we ask, what are the biggest blockers to infrastructure deployment?
How can we confront the danger of misinformation?
Is it possible to build a united front in the face of increasing levels of politicization faced in the United States?