More praise for 2011 article by Susan and Richard

Hank Campbell, writing on, has written a post highlighting some key points from Susan Hassol and Richard Somerville’s 2011 article in Physics Today, “Communicating the Science of Climate Change.” 

He writes, “Richard Somerville and Susan Hassol have some recommendations for how to improve science communication,” and goes on to highlight two charts from the 2011 piece.

The first is the “inverted pyramid” of how to present information to the public vs other scientists:

The second is a chart of words that mean different things to scientists and the public that went viral when it first came out:

Campbells’ full piece can be read here.