Climate change communication
Sociology of climate change
Media and climate change
Politics and climate change
David is a political analyst, social theorist and media scholar. He's director of the Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub. He was educated at Swinburne University in media studies, and the University of Melbourne in political science and social theory, where he was awarded the Dwight Prize for political science, and a PhD in social theory.
David also conducts extensive field research into audience views of climate change beliefs, literacy and behaviour response.
David Holmes's Articles
Online cause, offline effect
Social media and the online space have become a critical part of activism, used as a tool to recruit and organise people around common causes.
Episode 12: Fact or Fiction?
In this third episode on fake news, we've gathered all the very best practical tips and ideas from our experts to help you find your way through the news.
Episode 18: The bushfires that changed Australia
The lasting impacts of the recent bushfires reach far and wide. Watch A Different Lens to find out why we’re still seeing them.
Coronavirus lessons for climate change
Solving climate change would involve only a fraction of the interventions into civic, business and organisational life that we're seeing now.
Fake news and god's wrath: extreme hurricane politics in the US
In between all of the suffering in Texas and now in Florida, conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, who broadcasts out of Palm Beach, Florida, had labelled Hurricane Irma a kind of fake news.
After the storm: how political attacks on renewables elevates attention paid to climate change
How political attacks on renewables elevates attention paid to climate change