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8 Sept 2022
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6
5 min read

Feeling overwhelmed by the climate debate? You’re not alone—and that’s good news.

Leading climate communicator Claire O’Rourke is convinced that telling stories of togetherness is the way to get us out of the climate mess we’re in.

Ben Hart

08/09/22

7 min read

In this hundred-storey building, telling tales is much more than child’s play

At a children’s centre in Melbourne’s west, educators are getting kids ready for the future by teaching storytelling as a core life skill.

9 min read

The climate is changing. Science fiction is too.

The climate crisis has sparked its own literary genre. Is it just morbid entertainment, or could ‘cli-fi’ actually help us avert disaster?

7 min read

How to lose friends and influence people

Has Grace Tame’s refusal to bargain with power changed the rules around public advocacy in Australia?

10 min read

How to vaccinate an island, according to science

To build trust in COVID vaccines, the island of Jersey turned to behavioural scientist Steve J. Martin. His advice? Use language, not logic.

6 read

The dark side of happy ever after

The media is slowly abandoning the doom-and-gloom cliches associated with mental illness. But do the alternative narratives fall into the same trap?

Jill Stark

30/11/21

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