Environment

Eco-Metaphors

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorSep 27, 2011 8:04 PM

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They capture our imagination. They help frame public discourse on important issues. Just one problem: some of our most famous eco-metaphors have not held up to the test of time. At the Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media, I suggest that some of the more popular ones stick around past their expiration date. Have a read and let me know over there if you agree or disagree--and if you think any other eco-metaphors should be retired.

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