Friday, March 17, 2006

How to Talk to a Global Warming Sceptic

The stages of grief are usually defined as Denial, Bargaining, Anger, Despair & Acceptance. In the face of the environmental issues of global warming and climate change, it seems that individuals are going through this process. Unfortunately, while some of us are at the Acceptance stage (I personally am somewhere between Despair & Acceptance), a lot of people seem to be still in Denial.

So how do we deal with people in Denial? How do we get them to come to the realisation that we have; that something is terribly wrong, and something needs to be done? Well, in psychological terms, we should be non-judgemental and be good listeners. During the Denial stage, people will try to rationalise their belief that nothing is wrong, or that there is nothing that we can do about it.

A lot of things have been claimed as the cause of global warming, A Russian scientist recently said it was caused by a meteor explosion a hundred years ago", a science professor says it is caused by cosmic rays from the stars, others think it has to do with cows farting.

With a new theory seeming to pop up every day, it is getting harder and harder for us in Acceptance stage to convince those in Denial. Fortunately, there is blog that may be of help. A Few Things Ill Considered blog has a section titled How to Talk to a Global Warming Sceptic.

So, next time someone tells you that action on global warming is suicide, point them in the direction of this blog. It may make them angry, but that's one of the next steps towards acceptance.


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