EES 3310/5310

Identifying Fallacies about Climate Change

Class #18 (Mon., Feb 28)

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Reading Notes:

We will learn about rhetorical tricks that are frequently exploited by people who want to cast doubt on climate science and how to tell the difference between legitimate questioning or debating the science and arguing in bad faith.

Watch this video by John Cook, an expert on climate communication, about the rhetorical tricks employed to mislead people about climate change.

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