Extreme weather can be an opening to talking about the climate-weather connection.Photo: Ani CarringtonCross-posted from Sightline Daily. This is part four in the series "Talking Weather and Climate." Read parts one, two, and three. In the movie, the first rule of Fight Club was "you do not talk about Fight Club." (That was also the second rule, in case anyone overlooked rule No. 1.) There's long been a similar but unspoken rule for journalists and scientists when it comes to making a connection between extreme weather and climate change. Don't talk about it. But that's changing. As one of the …
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Anna Fahey is a senior communications strategist at Sightline Institute, a Seattle-based research and communications center working on sustainable solutions for the Pacific NW.
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