Climate Communications – strategic use of climate uncertainty in media, education, and politics

Guest essay by James Sawhill Climate reporting seems formulaic but science authors paste in those climate alarms too. Turns out, it’s not a coincidence. h/t to Robin for alerting us to CRED Effective communication in matters of uncertainty, such as catastrophic anthropogenic global warming, has been elevated to high art, actually higher education. The Center…

Leading Norwegian politician joins climate skeptics

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Norway’s finance minister, who is also leader of the right wing Progress Party, stated in a press interview that she is skeptical that humans are causing climate change. According to ABC News; Norway’s finance minister says she doubts that global warming is man-made, seemingly contradicting the country’s official position in…

Friday funny – It’s election week in the UK!

Josh writes: There is a General Election this next week in the UK. Good luck to everyone especially as it looks like there won’t be a clear winner. So after the vote next Thursday there could be days, even weeks, of horse-trading – or should that be fish-trading – as the different parties work out who will work…