Stop ‘boring’ language to spur climate action, U.N. environment chief says

Reuters | 22 Dec 2017

BONN, Germany (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – People are hungry for news about the risks of climate change but experts are alienating them with boring, technical jargon, the United Nations top environment official said on Tuesday.

Erik Solheim, executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), said one of the most searched terms on the Internet this year was “Hurricane Irma”, a powerful storm that devastated parts of the Caribbean.