23 Jun '11, 6pm

Every time you a tweet about climate, about a denier - about the climate crisis, use the hashtag #reality

Every time you a tweet about climate, about a denier - about the climate crisis, use the hashtag #reality

By Nicole Haber , Digital Director Yesterday, our Chairman Al Gore published a truly important essay in Rolling Stone magazine. If you haven’t read it yet, you can find it here . “Climate of Denial” is a well-researched, phenomenal piece, and it got noticed. Some of the response came from the media and prominent bloggers: Andrew Revkin wrote a piece, and so did John Broder — both in the Times. Joe Romm of Think Progress has a great response, too. But the reaction that interests me most is happening in a more informal environment. On Twitter, on Facebook and in the comments on Rolling Stone people are in a heated conversation about the reality of climate change. Thousands of people who acknowledge the reality of the climate crisis are sharing Mr. Gore’s article. But the overwhelming number of comments lean toward denial. It can feel daunting or depressing to read. Why is th...

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