They capture our imagination. They help frame public discourse on important issues.

Just one problem: some of our most famous eco-metaphors have not held up to the test of time.

At the Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media, I suggest┬áthat some of the more popular ones stick around past their expiration date. Have a read and let me know over there if you agree or disagree–and if you think any other eco-metaphors should be retired.

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