Launch of the IAP 2017 Report

Rain Barrel is happy to see that an important report we worked on will be launched September 18th at UN headquarters.  The report focusses on the health and human rights of adolescents around the world — how they are getting far too little attention and support from the various “powers-that-be”. The Independent Accountability Panel 2017 Report is […]

“Sunny with a chance of apocalypse” — communication art and science grappling with climate change

This excellent article, published on The Conversation website where journalism and science seamlessly meet, encapsulates Rain Barrel’s overall approach to communication.  The section called “What we know from the literature” nicely summarizes what we frequently call “gain frame” communication, the positive framing of solutions to address social problems rooted in conscious or unconscious biases and ingrained […]