We are rapidly approaching the end of 2019. At the beginning of the year, Joan and I set a target
We will post one new blog every week this year.
This optimistic video is our 51st posting this year and, I think the last one until the New Year.
First, Joan and I want to send out a huge thank you to all of you who travelled this journey with us this year. Your feedback and support made it all worthwhile.
When we started, we only had a vague idea of what we would discuss throughout the year. We know we wanted to share our expertise and experience dealing with climate change over the last 25 years. But, we weren't sure where that would take us.
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Today I want to share four observations about crisis, response and recovery. It has be a surreal couple of weeks. Before this, if you had told me we could essentially shut down the world in under a week, I would have laughed at the idea. But that just happened. It’s like a Tom Clancy novel just became reality....
In this video I reflect on moving the goalposts in climate argument, or, as I have learned, one sure way to get nowhere fast.
This pops up everywhere, in our relationships, at work, and in politics. So, it should come as no surprise when we see it in climate discussions.
Moving the goalposts happens when somebody changes the conditions of an argument to avoid being wrong....
In this video, I discuss circular reasoning in climate argument.
Circular reasoning is so common that I actually struggled to find examples. So many circular arguments have become common belief, we are blind to them. We accept them as gospel truth. But once I saw the light, I see it everywhere....
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Joel is an engineer and risk management specialist with over forty years of professional practice.