Entries by Mona Jensen

Wanna see my spaceship? How to communicate with climate change deniers

Ever wondered how to communicate with climate change deniers. In the previous post, I explained WHY there are still climate change deniers out there. Now I’m giving you hands-on advice, on how to break the neurological stubbornness — and yes, there’s a spaceship.   If you work in the environmental field, you will encounter several […]

Communicating with climate change deniers — how to change minds when change is hard

Communicating with climate change deniers is not a walk in the park. Beliefs are tied to the neurological sense of self, and when you challenge that belief with facts, you challenge that sense of self. Therefore, you need to understand the denier in front of you, and tailor your communication to circumvent neurological stubbornness. This […]

Why I don’t give a S#!” about Aleppo, and neither should you

The following post gives a quick breakdown of how the horrors in Aleppo are a symptom of a much bigger problem: Climate change. The post argues that even though every fiber of your body may want to fix the situation by attending marches or giving humanitarian aid, there is a better way. A more rational […]

You’re not paranoid if it’s actually happening – How a hand full of players are putting the world, and you, at risk

In the past few months, there have been 3 big stories, that will make your head spin. They are not all directly related to climate change, but they change the world in similar ways and are symptoms of a disease-ridden system that we need to change if we want a chance at stopping a global […]

Confession of an environmental planner – the 3 biggest lies of climate change

You’ve been lied to. We all have. I’ve been working with environmental management since 2007’ish. Almost a decade now. A lot has changed, thankfully. Though it might seem gloomy, we are making progress as a whole. Throughout the years, however, there are key subjects that keep resurfacing in my work with climate change communication. There […]