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The defensive walls of the ‘Denial Citadel’ were breached on Saturday by Richard Muller’s announcement that he is no longer sceptical about climate science. Call me a converted skeptic. Three years ago I identified

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Uh oh.   Did you know that your efforts to correct climate misinformation could be backfiring?   That you may be inadvertently be reinforcing the very myths you seek to dislodge? For a quick self-check, download this short guide, The … Continue reading

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The recently-released BEST* study—which led prominent climate skeptic Dr. Richard Muller to finally accept that “global warming is real“—carries an important lesson for all communicators:    Don’t drive honest skeptics into a corner.   

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Here’s a great metaphor for explaining why minor errors — inevitable in any large scientific undertaking — do not invalidate  climate science. Skeptics want you to view climate science as a house of cards:   If you pull one card from … Continue reading

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