“I do not believe that human activity is causing these dramatic changes to our climate the way these scientists are portraying. And I do not believe that the laws that they propose we pass will do anything about it. Except it will destroy our economy.” (United States Senator Marco Rubio in the Miami Herald, May 2014) Dr. Ralf Martin, the lead researcher from Imperial College Business School, said: “Our research paper shows that clean technologies are not only environmentally friendly but they … [Read more...] about Why 1.5˚C?
Rose Bird, former Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, said, “We have probed the earth, excavated it, burned it, ripped things from it, buried things in it, chopped down its forests, leveled its hills, muddied its waters, and dirtied its air. That does not fit my definition of a good tenant. If we were here on a month-to-month basis, we would have been evicted long ago.” We‘re not being good tenants. In the industrial nations, we’re the worst tenants. It’s way past time to become … [Read more...] about Why Not 1.1˚C by 2020, 1.0˚C by 2025, …?
As wonderful as our language might be, it’s an imperfect communication tool. Using it in the simplest ways can result in unwanted surprises! If you’ve ever been puzzled by a response to something you wrote or said, you may be happy to have these seven tips: ALIASES Don’t confuse your audience by changing terms. Aliases are the “Criminal Elements” in communication. If you call a board a board at the beginning, don’t change to card or device unless there’s a reason for the distinction. If there … [Read more...] about 7 Tips for Clear, Concise Communication