Communication – even persuasion – is a two-way street. If you don’t want feedback or suggestions from others, you have demonstrated why others won’t pay attention to you.
Over a week ago, I published a post wherein I suggested that perhaps the two sides of the climate discourse should look to making some wagers on measurable changes to climate that will occur over the next decade. See the post here: https://conflictresolutionpro.wordpress.com/2016/01/11/betting-on-future-climate-negotiation-of-benchmarks-will-show-each-sides-rationality/ This post had hundreds of views. And not one person volunteered to make… Continue reading Climate Wager – No Takers
Look at these rules and ask whether you are following them. We can all do better.
Mark Boslough has a climate wager nobody will take because it misses the point. I’ve got an idea for climate wagers which both sides can take and mutually negotiate. Negotiation of terms would be a big step towards both sides of climate debate working together.
Climate advocates assert that doubt is being manufactured by the skeptical community. This is error: skeptics are trying t confirm doubt people already have. The advocacy community must change strategy.
Climate communication is failing. The application of the PAIN principle is misguided and is alienating those whom advocates wish to engage.