Climate
Change
Video story

Debunking Climate Change myths (part 02)

Let’s debunk some Climate Change myths. Did you know that climate change is much more than global warming? Find out what’s true and false in this episode.

There are many unanswered questions online about the climate crisis, and unfortunately, lots of misinformation. That’s why we took the task of debunking some of the most common Climate Change myths?

Climate experts around the world addressed a number of questions several users have asked on social media channels and debunked those myths or fake news about this global emergency.

To know more about the topic and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Climate Centre, visit  www.climatecentre.org

Related

What happens when machines can decide who to kill?

It’s the stuff of science fiction: machines that make decisions about who and when to kill. Referred to as “autonomous weapons”, they’re already in use to some degree. But as more sophisticated systems are being developed we wanted to an expert in the field about whether such systems comply with international humanitarian law and what it means for humanity to give machines the power over human life and death.

‘Wildfire diaries’ and radical change in communications

In this episode, we talk with humanitarian communicator Kathy Mueller who produced our first magazine podcast series, The Wildfire Diaries, about massive wildfires in Northern Canada in 2017. We talk about that series, her many international missions, and the big changes in humanitarian communications since she began with the Canadian Red Cross almost 20 years ago.

The power of storytelling

In this episode, we talk about the power of storytelling to inform and inspire. “Storytelling is a fundamental aspect of human communication,” says our guest Prodip, a volunteer and multi-media storyteller for the Bangladesh Red Crescent. “It inspires us to be a hero of our own community.” We also speak with one such community hero, Dalal al-Taji, a longtime volunteer and advocate for inclusion of people with disabilities in emergencies response. “In disasters. persons with disabilities sometimes get forgotten.”

Discover more stories

Get stories worth sharing delivered to your inbox

Want to stay up to date?

This might interest you...

‘I was praying to God to take her life.’

What does it take for a health worker to wish death for her patient, even while doing everything to save her? This is just one of the agonizing questions I was confronted with during a mental health assessment.

Check it out