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.
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.
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.