The Cue. Last Saturday, on the prime-time news tv program broadcasted on Rai Uno, Massimiliano Pasqui, a physicist at CNR-IBE, was the expert guest to give some scientific insights on the latest weather events. [link to video – interview at min. 14:18].
Climate scientists can provide valuable insights and information on the causes and impacts of atmospheric events. By appearing on TV news programs, scientists can help to educate the public on the latest scientific research, provide context for current events, and help to dispel misconceptions and misinformation about weather and climate change.
What challenges may climate scientists face when appearing on TV news programs? Why is it significant having climate scientists on TV news programs? How does a scientist get prepared for a media interview?
We asked these questions to Massimiliano Pasqui.