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Leave ‘em laughing instead of crying: Climate humor can break down barriers and find common ground

Maxwell Boykoff, University of Colorado Boulder

'Two polar bears walk into a bar ...' is an unlikely opener for a joke, but memes and parodies are surprisingly effective ways to get people talking about climate change.

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