Environment

The Doomsday Chronicles, pt 1

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorJan 3, 2011 11:45 PM

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Julia Whitty asks:

Are prophecies of conservation doom self-fulfilling?

Summarizing a recent paper by Australian researchers, Whitty writes:

the authors suggest that relentless communication of an impending mass extinction is failing to motivate politicians, policy makers, or the public, and is likely to be counterproductive.

Hmm, perhaps this will resonate with the climate doom crowd.

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