You may have already come across this climate dictionary by the UNDP. It’s been making the rounds on social media for a while now.
I’ve found it to be an incredible resource that can be used in so many ways!
It’s a patient guide that helps you navigate the nuanced world of climate change terminology. The dictionary identifies and explains quite a few of the confusing terms and concepts one might come across while reading about climate change.
For instance, what is the difference between carbon removal and global carbon capture, and is it the answer to all our troubles? See page 14.
You could extract a specific page and send it to a friend looking for a simple explanation of a puzzling term they’ve just heard – I did it.
If find that it’s more than a dictionary – it’s a quick onboarding to the world of climate change communication.