Climate Reframer Mike Hulme: “We can actually only deal with climate through the human imagination.”

Watts Up With That?

Tree Planting Tree planting or “reframed” climate action? By Dewi, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12902861

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

Professor Mike Hulme is worried people are ignoring climate warnings, so he suggests promoting climate action with “co-benefits”, convincing people to take climate action for reasons other than climate change. But some advocates of reframing have taken things a step further than Professor Hulme suggests. In my opinion their actions verge on deliberate deception of the public.

Science can’t solve climate change — better politics can, former IPCC scientist says

Natasha Mitchell

It’s not every day you hear that the climate change debate needs to be “more political and less scientific” — but that is exactly what Mike Hulme is calling for.

The 2015 Paris agreement was declared “a victory for climate science“, but Professor Hulme — who used to work for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — is…

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