Director, Bloom Communication
Communicator, National Environmental Science Program’s Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub
Ms Karen Pearce has been working in science communication since 2005 when she joined the CSIRO web team as a website writer and editor. In 2006, she took on the role of Communication Officer for the Australian Climate Change Science Program, a joint appointment between CSIRO, the Bureau of Meteorology and the (then) Australian Greenhouse Office of the Commonwealth Government. Karen holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Macquarie University and a Graduate Diploma of Science Communication from Central Queensland University. Since establishing Bloom Communication (www.bloomcommunication.com.au), Karen’s clients have included the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, Australian Climate Change Science Program, Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO, Murray-Darling Basin Authority, National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, National Water Commission, NSW Office of Water, Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment, Pacific Climate Change Science Program, Pacific-Australia Climate Change Science and Adaptation Planning Program, and Asian Development Bank.
Communicating Climate Change and other Complex and Contested Content (Presenter)