Given how badly science is taught in schools, and how many people freeze at anything to do with numbers, it’s not surprising that activists’ assumption that you can just bludgeon people into submission by waving copies of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports has proven to be wrong.
Don’t get us wrong, we’re not saying the science doesn’t matter just that
a) it has been dreadfully communicated
b) it on its own is not “Enough”
so, this page,[should MCM ever thrive] will be a jumping off point for
a) Climate Science explained well
b) The myths and denialist arguing points explained (links to Skeptical Science, for instance)
c) Principles of Climate Communication (beyond the ‘deficit model’)