Climate change and weather presenters

Posted on: Sun 8 Oct 2017

What is our perception of TV weather presenters? We probably think of them as giving reports in front of a weather map, informing us of upcoming temperatures, rain and wind with a friendly “Slip! Slop! Slap!” reminder in summer. But what is their attitude to reporting on climate change. A new report based on a survey of weather presenters reveals this information. To examine the results, Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to David Holmes, Director of the Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub, a co-author of the report.


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