Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.

- Albert Einstein

It’s In the Words

Technically, the wording of the articles headline is correct:

Pacific islanders move to escape global warming

It is a weighty headline, designed to impart importance. Then, you read the first line of the article:

Rising seas have forced 100 people on a Pacific island to move to higher ground in what may be the first example of a village formally displaced because of modern global warming, a U.N. report said on Monday. [Read]

100 people? Clear Politics is everywhere, so you had better beware. Who reads all of the words past the scary headlines anyway? You do, so keep making it clear.

What do you expect from the “Environment Correspondent?”


posted at 13:23:26 on 12/06/05 by clearpolitics - Category: Science - [Permalink]

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