"Conspiracy Party"

Debating climate change is a great way to spend a Saturday night

conspiracy partyI enjoy hosting “conspiracy parties,” which involve a bunch of friends gathering together, eating snacks, and challenging mainstream notions about historical events or the way the world works. While some conspiracy theories are ludicrous and merely entertaining, others spark lively debate. After attending Joseph Howe’s 2014 Communicating Energy conference, I was inspired to make my next conspiracy party about climate change and the anti-fossil fuel movement. The mainstream notion is that global warming is a result of mankind’s CO2 emissions, and if you challenge this common assertion, you are automatically written off as a “denier.” Similarly, fossil fuels are widely viewed as “dirty energy.”

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