I know there are a lot of climate change skeptics on here, and sure there are predictions that can be cherry picked or studies that have been debunked, and yes there is hypocrisy at large or agendas being pursued, but it still seems clear to me that there is a trend of general change
Probably some of it is natural, probably the solar maximum plays a role, probably (hopefully!) we’re not going to see an environmental apocalypse in my lifetime
I believe the earth is not flat, I believe that it is getting warmer and human caused emissions play a role, and I am glad I don’t have kids
With our favorite covid anti-science fear-mongering nudge unit behind a fair whack of the recent climate change messaging, I’m highly doubtful of the integrity of the reporting on this particular topic.
BIT + media working hand in hand on this one.
When the default means of addressing any so-called crisis is to necessarily deprive the masses of various freedoms, I do tend to smell a rat.
Another reporter sprung;
“Oh, sorry, I meant arson.”
Nudge unit’s broadcasters guide to nudging the public on climate change:
That’s better, but this also still doesn’t even address the content of my comment
Regardless, any BIT-inspired messaging - that an enforced and necessary deprivation of fundmental liberties is required in order to be free! - sounds quite the steaming pile, as was the case during covid.
Well, the science is fairly clear that climate change is happening, about as badly as predicted by the majority of scientists for at least 30 years, and that there are things we can do to mitigate it, but are choosing not to for reasons both political and financial, as well as outright selfishness (although these are basically the same as political and financial reasons).
Whether or not, or to what extent, climate change is actually happening, what or not to do to mitigate it (if it is happening), and why people choose (or not) to do anything about it, are separate issues.
Sorry, I’m not getting, well, any of the point in any of the posts here. As near as I can tell you’re concerned about “messaging” being shaped by behavioral research, which is true for literally anything/everything published nowadays.
I mean, yeah, people trying to convey a message try to do so as effectively as possible, and that’s going to be true whether it’s a climate-change denial message or a call to action.