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On Why We Shouldn’t Call the Climate Debate a “Culture War”

You're welcome.

November 11, 2012    View Comment    

On Increasingly Extreme Weather Is Costing Us in More Ways Than One

Both economic and humanitarian frames can be effective, depending on the priorities of one's audience.

October 10, 2012    View Comment    

On Three Approaches to Engaging U.S. Climate Deniers

Do you have any specific examples of how a property rights argument could be used in this situation? It seems difficult to implement.

October 10, 2012    View Comment    

On Three Approaches to Engaging U.S. Climate Deniers

Do you have any specific examples of how a property rights argument could be used in this situation? It seems difficult to implement.

October 10, 2012    View Comment    

On Why We Shouldn’t Call the Climate Debate a “Culture War”

Great points. Thanks for your comment.

Would you be interested in writing articles about any of these topics? They might be of interest to other readers here. 

October 2, 2012    View Comment    

On Why We Shouldn’t Call the Climate Debate a “Culture War”

Thank you for bringing nonviolence into the conversation. 

In Gandhi's situation, he had a well-defined enemy. In our situation, defining the enemy as "people who doubt global warming exists" is not constructive. 

The enemy is, in fact, global warming itself. And we are all contributing to it, to some extent. 

The question of activist strategies goes beyond this article. If you are interested in writing an article about activism for The Energy Collective, you could certainly post one.

In this article, I am talking about building collaborative attitudes to address a problem which we all face. 

October 2, 2012    View Comment    

On Why We Shouldn’t Call the Climate Debate a “Culture War”

The stakes are extremely high - it's a question of changing business practices, our lifestyles, and the basic decisions we make every day. 

In the distant past, we thought of "community" in terms of smaller groups than an entire nation or planet. Now that we've evolved into forming nations and larger organizations, our thinking should change, but we may still be operating at that prehistoric level. 

September 1, 2012    View Comment    

On Why We Shouldn’t Call the Climate Debate a “Culture War”

Thank you. I think so too. Agreeing to disagree is a good starting point.

BTW, I am a former engineer myself. 

September 1, 2012    View Comment