Nov. 1, 2020

Environment Victoria helps with telling stories about the climate

Environment Victoria helps with telling stories about the climate

Environment Victoria's Health Rivers campaigner, Tyler Rotche, is leading a bunch of enthusiasts through a five-week profgram of workshops known as "Rivers Storytelling: why stories matter".

That first workshop talked about stories we tell ourselvess, those we tell others, why some elements of those stories resonate and so are memorable and why some have little or no impact and just fade away.

Tyler and Environment Victoria's communications manager, Greg Foyster, promised "homework" and soon after the workshop an email arrived asking parrticipants to consider what environmental issue was troubling them, why that was the case, how they felt about it and what could be done.

They called for a list of points people could write around, or if they felt ready, write a short story - this episode is my "short story".