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Climate Communication Metaphor
. . .Therefore, chickens don’t come from eggs.

The middle-aged man in a dark suit lurked in the back of the room, slouched against the wall.    It was 2008, at my first presentation on climate change to a community group.   Afterwards, the lurker came up and politely asked to see again my slide of historic temperature and CO2 levels.   Pointing to the rise in temperature ahead of the CO2 curve, he crowed, “That proves that temperature rise causes CO2 rise, not the other way around!” Continue reading