Website ‘CLIMATE NUREMBERG': ‘I’d like nothing better than if thousands of middle-class white people died in an extreme weather event’ – ‘Communication Dilemmas #1′: ‘Wishing Death on People Without Losing Them’
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'Part of being a science communicator is hoping a natural disaster kills as many members of the audience as possible, as soon as possible, with as much media exposure as possible. As a communicator myself, I’d like nothing better than if thousands of middle-class white people died in an extreme weather event—preferably one with global warming’s fingerprints on it. Live on cable news. Tomorrow.
The hardest thing about communicating the deadliness of the climate problem is that it isn’t killing anyone. And just between us, let’s be honest: the average member of the public is a bit (how can I put it politely?) of a moron.'