In Hurricane Harvey’s Path, How to Talk about Climate and Weather

Organization: Sightline Institute

Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath has sparked the conversation about the ways climate change has supercharged the catastrophic event in Houston.
This report aims to examine the impact that expansion would have on climate change, by unlocking carbon from its safe geological home to be released into the atmosphere.  
Recommendations for talking about climate change with members of the Tea Party.
A look at how gamification techniques can encourage sustainable behavior change more than guilt-trips and penalties.
A look at how the terms "global warming" and "climate change" have become politicized as research finds that Republicans are more skeptical of "global warming" than "climate change."  
A discussion of how Michael Shermer‘s Scientific American article, “The Believing Brain” informs how we relate to climate science, specifically the ways that we form beliefs and our resulting cognitive biases.