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Communicating About Climate Science, Part I

The IntersectionBy Chris MooneySep 28, 2010 12:06 PM

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Lately, I've done a lot of events focused on communicating about climate change--like this one (which alas is behind a wall). No wonder: It's a key problem, especially in the wake of ClimateGate. Because I've done much preparing for these events, but have hardly gotten to say everything I wanted to say, I plan on blogging some of my further thoughts over the coming week or more. But first, let me embed one result of all of this preparation--a video that just went up on ClimateScienceWatch, in which I and climate scientist Ben Santer discuss aspects of the communication problem. Incidentally, I think one of the responses I give here--regarding alternative communication opportunities--is inadequate. I have more to say about this, and will soon:

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