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
Satellites and thermometers are both useful. Both have advantages and disadvantages but can be used together to paint a bigger picture. It is error to dismiss either one.
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.
To stop an agreement in its tracks, one need only propose terms that are known to be unacceptable to other parties. Doing so from a moral highground will let you get nothing done and be applauded.