Phase I

Project ImageOur project was one of 15 nationwide selected to receive National Science Foundation funding to develop climate change education strategies.

Phase I Achievements

  • Assembled an Advisory Board of local leaders and visionaries
  • Conducted in-depth personal interviews with a representative sample of key influential leaders from around the San Diego region. Insights from the qualitative analysis were captured in a summary report
  • Conducted focus groups to explore and clarify a range of climate and general science-related messages, approaches and knowledge
  • Conducted stakeholder meetings to garner feedback on proposed approaches to climate education
  • Developed a series of informational videos and conducted an experiment to assess the effectiveness of a range of messengers and messages related to climate science
  • Developed an annotated bibliography of research from the fields of education, communication and behavioral sciences on climate education in non-academic settings
  • Developed an inventory of existing online and community resources that increase climate change knowledge and behavioral change

Contact Information

Climate Education Partners
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Room 271
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-2281
Fax: (619) 269-4753