Climate: Public understanding and policy implications

06 November 2013

The session will examine the role and effectiveness of Government in communicating about climate science and policies, the resources available and how public understanding could be improved.

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • The role of the Chief Scientific Adviser in communicating the science of climate
  • Whether there exists a coherent strategy for communicating science inside and outside of Government.

Evidence hearing

Wednesday 6 November 2013, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 10.15 am

  • Professor Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government and Head of the Government Office for Science

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