Some Environmental Advocates Not Helping The Cause, Climate Scientist Says

April 21, 2015 4:49 PM

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Environmental advocates who sound alarmist about climate change may be fomenting divisiveness in public discourse, a leading climate scientist said in Chicago Monday.

“I think environmental advocates have done a disservice by trying to amplify heat by saying we’re going to be alarmists, we’re going to scare you into agreeing. People don’t scare into agreeing,” said Elisabeth Moyer, a University of Chicago climate scientist who co-directs the Center for Robust Dec...

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