Maybe if you’re not scared, you’re not paying attention…
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Climate change is scary, because it will negatively impact just about every part of our lives. But the conventional wisdom on how to talk about climate change and inspire people to do something about it has always been “don’t scare people”. At least until recently. In the past couple years climate scientists and climate journalists have started talking in scarier and more worst case terms than ever before. Why? And is this a good thing? I talked to author David Wallace-Wells, author of “The Uninhabitable Earth” to learn more.
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Wallace-Wells, David. The uninhabitable earth: Life after warming. Tim Duggan Books, 2019.
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Host: Joe Hanson
Guest: David Wallace-Wells
Writers: Joe Hanson Ph.D.
Creative Director: David Schulte
Executive Producer: Amanda Fox
Producer: Stephanie Noone
Editor/Animator: Sara Roma
Camera: Miriam Nielsen
Produced by PBS Digital Studios
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