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A Lesson in Framing

| Monday March 7th, 2005 | 1 Comment

How you frame a idea makes a huge difference in how receptive people are to it. George Lakoff made this clear in his landmark book, Don’t Think of an Elephant, pointing out the leap in GOP support when Republicans started referring to the federal estate tax as “the death tax”. Clint Wilder points out today that the time has come to reframe clean energy. “Alternative” isn’t cutting it.

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  • http://sustainablog.blogspot.com/2005/03/framing-alternativegreenclean-energy.html sustainablog

    Framing Alternative/Green/Clean Energy

    From Clean Edge via TriplePundit, an essay discussing the language we use when we discuss alternative energy choices, and their effect on consumers.