Communicating and using the media
Clyde Action is the community broadcasting voice of Radio Clyde. It broadcasts daily on hard hitting community issues. Each year they work with Radio Clyde to raise over £1 million, distributed through the Cash for Kids Trust to projects supporting disadvantaged children across the west of Scotland.
For more information, contact Jo Friary, www.csv.org.uk, on 0141 566 2822.
You can find a directory of the main newspaper companies in Scotland on this site.
You can find a list of all Scottish radio stations on this site.
As well as using the mainstream media, one of the most effective ways of getting your message out is to use networks which are also working on the same issues as you.
Indymedia is a global network of alternative/activist media.
Answering tricky questions about climate change
The World Development Movement has produced guides on:
Has produced the report ‘Warm Words: How are we telling the climate story and can we tell it better?’
Has produced many interesting reports on the issues government faces when communicating about climate change. See, for example, the DEFRA framework for pro-environmental behaviours.