[ASC-list] What irritates scientists about media coverage of CC?

Toss Gascoigne director at tossgascoigne.com.au
Thu Jun 26 04:22:45 UTC 2014


Graham Redfearn surveys 9 leading scientists on media coverage of climate change.

So what irritates them most?

* people will accept medical advice, but argue with experts on climate

* using 'uncertainty' as an excuse for non-action

* reduction of complexities to simple slogans ("axe the tax')

* perception that science is in violent disagreement

You can read the rest at:

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/planet-oz/2014/jun/26/what-really-annoys-scientists-about-the-state-of-the-climate-change-debate


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