Environment

Meet the New Climate Narrative

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorNov 16, 2010 3:07 PM

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It's much more complicated than the old one, argues Mike Hulme in the Guardian, and that, he says, is a good thing, one year after the event that triggered "climategate." Here's what I think is the money quote from Hulme's thought-provoking op-ed:

The 12 months since 17 November 2009 have shown brutally that the social, political and cultural dynamics at work around the idea of climate change are more volatile than the slowly changing and causally entangled climate dynamics of the Earth's biogeophysical systems.

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