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About Jamie Clarke

Jamie Clarke is the Executive Director of the Climate Outreach and Information Network (COIN).

Articles by Jamie Clarke

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Why has civil society failed to stop climate change?

Civil society organisations have mobilised across the country – and the planet – to demand ambitious action on climate change. And yet new fossil fuel projects continue to attract investment. Comm...

Daddy, is it going to flood again?

Even for people who've lived through flooding, sometimes they can find it hard to talk about what's causing the climate to change...

The UK is flooded in climate silence

The last time there were major floods in the UK, they were met with climate change marches and demands for action. Now, one victim of the floods asks if a climate silence has descended on Britain.

Values, not just science, need to be central to the climate change debate

Too many environmental activists try to persuade people about climate change by dazzling them with research of the intergovernmental panel. But psychological research shows this approach is doomed to fail. Ignoring that work isn't very scientific.

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