The Guardian Paves The Way For Canadian Media To Be More Blunt About The Climate Crisis
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The Guardian Paves The Way For Canadian Media To Be More Blunt About The Climate Crisis
Some news organizations are joining the British paper in using terms like "global heating" and "climate denier"

On Friday, May 17, The Guardian made headlines worldwide for making a few simple changes to its style guide. 

The British daily newspaper announced that its staff would no longer be using the term “climate change” to describe the global rise of temperatures and disruption to standard weather patterns due to human causes. Instead, they’ve begun describing this process as a “climate emergency, crisis, or breakdown.” They also swapped out the terms “global warming” and “climate skeptic” for “global heating” and “climate (science) denier,” respectively. The initial phrases are not banned, notably, but the style guide instructs staff to “think twice before using them.” 

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