30 Sep '15, 11am

Talking to Deniers | WNC Green Building Council #avlgb

How To Talk To A Climate Change Denier Or Conversational Tips For Those Unfortunate Souls Found Within Earshot Of Those Individuals Who Deny The Overwhelming Scientific Consensus That Human Activities Are Responsible For Catastrophic Climate Change Question: Steve, my uncle’s knuckles do not actually drag on the ground but he is convinced that climate change is, a) not happening and b) if it is happening its not our fault and c) if it is happening and if it is our fault there’s nothing we can do about it anyway. How can I talk to him about climate change during family get togethers without causing indigestion or worse? Kerfluffled in Kentucky Dear Kerfluffled, In a word , “Don’t” Thanks for writing and can we use Uncle’s Knuckles as a band name? Have a great day. OK, so even Hemingway cannot be that succinct. The reasoning behind this suggestion is a bit deeper than one wo...

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