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Are You Scared Enough? feat. David Wallace-Wells

01/30/2020 | 9m 45s  | Video has closed captioning.

The conventional wisdom on how to talk about climate change and inspire people to do something about it has always been "don't scare people". At least until recently. In the past couple years climate scientists and climate journalists have started talking in scarier and more worst case terms than ever before. Why? And is this a good thing? I talked to author David Wallace-Wells to learn more.

Aired: 01/30/20

Rating: NR


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