Captain climate doom (also known as Mr. Hell & High Water) is sure to snarl at the headline of this new Nature article and its lead sentence:
The use of dire predictions to encourage action on climate change may be backfiring and increasing doubt that greenhouse gases from human activities are causing global warming.
Question: If people are tuning out the incessant climate catastrophe drumbeat, then what might be a more constructive way to engage with the issue of climate change? Note: The main study (and early reaction to it) discussed in the current Nature article was taken up here in early December. UPDATE: True to form, it didn't take long for Romm to deliver his verdict.