Monday, July 17, 2017

Climate Change: Realism is Important - in both directions

By that I mean there is that ignoring climate change is unrealistic, but stating the extreme worst cases as fact damages the efforts at education and boosts the chance people will ignore the topic, either because the exaggerations cast aspersions on all the scientific claims or because people may say "oh well, we're doomed."  A recent New Yorker article proclaiming we're all going to die sparked a series of scientific points and counterpoints, all nicely summarized in this blog post by Tabitha Powledge. 

1 comment:

user experience said...

I agree...especially I think we really need to start thinking about doing our own part. I work at a user experience company and I think the UX industry is definitely something that's trying to become more environmental.