Which is better? To teach climate change or to teach climate, weather, statistics and logical thinking and let the students determine for themselves that our climate is changing?
Supposedly new guidelines for science education are to be released shortly, as reported on NPR yesterday. Amongst the recommendations are to teach ‘climate change’. Why would a scientist teach something so nebulous? Climate change is about knowing what climate is, what weather is and how both impact the human population. Would it not be better to teach climate, atmospheric science, weather, anthropology, sociology, geography, oceanography, and all the other sciences that pertain to understanding the human population and its existence on this planet? What do you think?