About Us

The Climate Change Communication and Narratives Network (CCCNN) seeks to complement existing climate change-related research activity at Deakin, critically focusing on the politics and practices of climate change narration and communication in a time of climate emergency.

Network Members

CCCNN is comprised of academics, artists, writers and activists working across Deakin University.

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Recent Publications

Our work provides an analysis of the assumptions, intentions, strategies and tools of climate change narration and communication – or broadly, storytelling – in public contexts and by stakeholders invested in the structural and imaginative changes required to mitigate climate change.

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The Anthropocene Limit: Recent Australian Eco-Fiction with Tony Hughes-d’Aeth

On Wednesday 15 September 2021, the Climate Change Communication and Narratives Network was joined by Professor Tony-Hughes-d’Aeth as part of our ongoing lecture series on Australian climate literature. Tony Hughes-d’Aeth offered some observations about the qualities that define Australian fiction in the Anthropocene. He focused on novels by Richard Flanagan, Jennifer Mills, Alexis Wright, Ellen …

Collaborative Action

EARTH UNBOUND: CLIMATECHANGE, ACTIVISM AND JUSTICE CONVENORS:  Michele Lobo,  Eve Mayes,  Laura Bedford and the Earth Unbound Collective (Supported by the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University) Thursday 18 November 2021: Deakin Downtown(Melbourne) and online Register here: https://earth-unbound.eventbrite.com.au What challenges and opportunities are there for strengthening solidarity in furthering the goals of climate …

Exhibition: Mangroves from the Water Exhibition

The Mangroves from the Water exhibition opened on Saturday 14 August 2021.  Mangroves from the Water is founded by network member Zahidah Zeytoun Millie, and seeks to: encourage viewers to realise the beauty and importance of mangroves, protect wetlands and mangroves globally which have a strong tie to indigenous people, encourage discussion about the mangroves, …