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Community Voices: Words Matter When It Comes to Describing Our Warming World

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which is in charge of the Forest Service as well as several agricultural and food-related research agencies, recently told its staffers to avoid using the term “climate change.” The business-as-usual term “weather extremes” was recommended instead. While dropping the word “climate” may seem like a defeat for those of us […]