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climate change supermodeling?

Also published at Immanence. Having just written a piece for Environmental Communication about the promises and pitfalls of cognitive science-based approaches to communicating about issues like climate change, I can’t help commenting on this video and blog post that arrived … Continue reading

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Global Warming? Yeah, we can get over that!

The issue du jour isn’t fun anymore. Time to move on. Continue reading

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Campuses Beyond Coal seeks talented ad agency

Grist just passed along the first of three advertisements that are part of Sierra’s Campuses Beyond Coal campaign. The theme, apparently, is that coal is dirty even by the standards of slovenly college students. I’m hard pressed to see much … Continue reading

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Animal Symbols, Corporate Values, and the Meanings of Nature

The question of whether companies using animal symbols should support conservation of those species is really about what Nature means to us. Continue reading

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HSBC’s Strange Gardening Agenda

An unusual marketing gimmick promotes growing carrots instead of restaurant dining. Continue reading

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