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Future Left Podcast Ep. 32: Persuasion & Climate Change

Future Left Podcast Ep. 32: Persuasion & Climate Change

We often do our best to convert skeptics of climate change in our circle of friends and family. We get mixed results. So we did some research on a few arguments that might be more compelling than say... science or data, as well as the science of persuasion.

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Our reading list:

Welcome to the Anthropocene: http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/0830/Welcome-to-the-new-age-Has-the-Anthropocene-epoch-begun

It will be really bad for property values: http://www.zillow.com/research/climate-change-underwater-homes-12890/

Climate Change is bad for GDP: http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/solutions/reduce-emissions/economics-climate-factsheet.html#.V8Xy-CgrKUk

Goods in Jeopardy

Climate change will kill you: https://thinkprogress.org/four-climate-health-infographics-99784261f442#.bqkaznv88

Biodiversity: http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/programs/biodiversity/elements_of_biodiversity/extinction_crisis/

Humans Extinction:

Per Espen Stoknes: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/how_can_we_make_people_care_about_climate_change/2892/

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Future Left Podcast Ep. 31:  Conspiracies, the Internet, & Alex Jones

Future Left Podcast Ep. 31: Conspiracies, the Internet, & Alex Jones