Dec 21 Dec 21 How should you talk to policy-makers about climate change? [Kate Marvel, for Scientific American] Lynne Peskoe-Yang Some productive thoughts for the new year from Kate Marvel, an excellent writer. No one scientist is ever going to be able to speak to the enormous, fractious, polarized American public. And no one scientist should ever try. The scientific consensus contains multitudes. Someone who doesn’t listen to me might listen to a veteran or a businessperson or an evangelical Christian or a member of a marginalized community.