27 May '11, 6pm

A foolproof way to talk about climate change: via @grist

If you’re like me and have to talk about climate science in public forums a lot, you struggle with the denier community and how to talk about the issue. Personally, I find the denial world so outrageously out of touch that I mostly hit the science head on and then blow the deniers out of the water with facts if they challenge me. But straight science isn’t always the best approach for all audiences, especially very conservative ones. You need to skirt the question sometimes. Over the years, there have been a number of ways to dodge the issue. One is Amory Lovins’ angle, which is to say: “Never mind the science, all the stuff we’d do to respond to climate change makes economic sense.” That’s mostly true, and a good angle, but it’s too complete a dodge for me. The other conventional escape is to talk about energy security and getting off foreign oil. That works to a point, e...

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