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War of Words
- Karthik Narasimhan
Q: How do you make global warming go away?
A: Easy. Start calling it Climate Change instead.
[…]at the Brookings Institution, its environmental boss detects a whiff of terminological politics. “Polling data suggest that much of the public considers the term climate change less threatening than global warming,” says David Sandalow. “As a result, politicians eager to downplay risks tend to use the term climate change.