Browsing All posts tagged under »climate change«

Communication strategies for earning trust in climate change debates

December 3, 2013

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Climate scientists need the trust of lay audiences if they are to share their knowledge. But significant audience segments—those doubtful or dismissive of climate change—distrust climate scientists.

Good reasons for trusting climate science communication

July 14, 2012

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Scientists can earn trust--but only by making themselves vulnerable.

The authority of the IPCC First Assessment Report and the manufacture of consensus

July 14, 2012

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"Consensus" as the strategy selected by scientists associated with the IPCC--a poor rhetorical choice.

Maslin v. Morano

July 14, 2012

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In a close textual analysis of a short debate, I show how an outstanding scientist is unable to simultaneously exert his authority and to advocate effectively--especially when up against an outstanding advocate on the other side.

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