The Story For Good
Stories that made the world better, one narrative arc at a time.
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- 10 Nov 2022
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Claire O’Rourke says stories of hope can save us from a climate disaster
The environmental communicator says if we're going to stop climate change, first we need to change the way we talk about it.
Feeling overwhelmed by the climate debate? You’re not alone—and that’s good news.
Leading climate communicator Claire O’Rourke is convinced that telling stories of togetherness is the way to get us out of the climate mess we’re in.
In this hundred-storey building, telling tales is much more than child’s play
At a children’s centre in Melbourne’s west, educators are getting kids ready for the future by teaching storytelling as a core life skill.
The climate is changing. Science fiction is too.
The climate crisis has sparked its own literary genre. Is it just morbid entertainment, or could ‘cli-fi’ actually help us avert disaster?
How to lose friends and influence people
Has Grace Tame’s refusal to bargain with power changed the rules around public advocacy in Australia?
How to vaccinate an island, according to science
To build trust in COVID vaccines, the island of Jersey turned to behavioural scientist Steve J. Martin. His advice? Use language, not logic.
The dark side of happy ever after
The media is slowly abandoning the doom-and-gloom cliches associated with mental illness. But do the alternative narratives fall into the same trap?