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Comments on: Climate change logic lost in translation http://www.climateshifts.org/?p=6689 Science, climate change, coral reefs and the environment Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:57:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.25 By: OveHG http://www.climateshifts.org/?p=6689#comment-1564 Wed, 18 May 2011 08:06:21 +0000 http://www.climateshifts.org/?p=6689#comment-1564 Of course, Adelady, quite correct (although figuratively speaking only with respect to bridges).

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By: adelady http://www.climateshifts.org/?p=6689#comment-1562 Wed, 18 May 2011 07:34:54 +0000 http://www.climateshifts.org/?p=6689#comment-1562 “… understand how best to engage with them, to take advantage of their ideas … and to be positive and helpful when identifying errors in some of the more extreme ideas.”

Anyone who’s seen the extremely patient and thorough work of writers and commenters at the science based climate blogs (start with RealClimate, Science of Doom and Skeptical Science and go from there) can see how often/ rarely this approach pays off. Being “positive and helpful” sometimes gets a thank you response, more often it just leads on to more and more silliness.

As for bridges, there are many approaches. We can build them. Councils and emergency workers can block access to dangerous ones. Other times the best thing is to blow them up.

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