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Changing the Cultural Climate … on Climate Culture

In 2010 and again in 2011, I was a solitary speaker for the scientific consensus at the Heartland Institute’s International Conference on Climate Change. More recently, I’ve been shocked and deeply disappointed by Heartland’s ugly “Unabomber” billboard campaign. Nevertheless I would consider attending the meeting again, and want here to consider the merits of rhetorical […]

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High School Climate Education Highlighted in PBS NewsHour Segment

A Colorado high school science teacher offers a poignant definition of ‘theory’ as seen differently  by the scientific and popular cultures and rebuffs some parents’ complaints about her reliance on NASA and NOAA data sets as being tantamount to ‘drinking the Kool-Aid’ of a liberal conspiracy. A May 2 Public Broadcasting Service/NewsHour segment provides an informative […]