Activists, by definition, do not consider other issues. Marginalizing activists leads to progress.
Climate reporting has become a land of puffery. The frequency of subjective terminology has dulled the lines between fact and opinion to where science and rhetoric are hard to distinguish
The building of a moral distance between sides of a debate is an excuse to show no empathy. To empathize is a challenge to our egos.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s reference to warm Canada was a problem for numerous reasons, not the least of which is he has been corrected on it before. Get facts straight before you advocate.
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.
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.