Belief in climate change seems to be linked to willingness to cooperate for the common good. This suggests there may be ways to bridge ideological divides to combat complex problems.
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We watched 30 news programmes in five countries to see how they covered an IPCC report.
If there’s an unprecedented heatwave outside, do you turn up the aircon and pretend unwelcome change isn’t happening? If so, you’re not alone
Mountaineer and scientist Will Steffen said climbing was similar to science: “That’s the buzz you get in science when you solve a big problem and suddenly see how it all fits together”
Exxon, 1972. That decade, the firm’s private research predicted that fossil use would heat the planet.
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An alternate timeline that ends with a Nobel prize for Exxon’s CEO.
Newspapers were writing about climate change more than a century ago. Here’s why it’s taken so long to start tackling it.
Climate models from the 1970s and 80s stand up incredibly well when compared with actual warming trends.
In ‘Don’t Look Up,’ scientists played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence watch with horror as people willfully ignore warnings of an impending disaster.
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Just because something isn’t 100% certain doesn’t mean you ignore it, and other lessons from two researchers who study the problem of science denial.
The consensus-based nature of the UN climate change summits means any single country with a significant fossil fuel interest can either weaken or sink an otherwise stronger multilateral agreement.
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The recent climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, shows that climate change deniers have shifted their tactics to thwart the efforts of countries to phase out fossil fuel use.
One of the most famous stats in the climate debate is the 97% of scientists who endorse the consensus on human-induced global heating. Ahead of the Glasgow summit, that figure has climbed even higher.
If we’re to avert a climate disaster, we must not underestimate the power of climate misinformation campaigns to undermine this week’s IPCC findings.
Science is never settled. But contrary to the claims of a new book, there is enough confidence in the science to justify significant climate action.
One cold winter doesn’t negate more than a century of global warming. We need the political leadership to set the world on a safer path. Ill-informed tweets by government senators won’t help.
Vested interests have lobbied against climate policy worldwide, but that’s only one reason for the slow political response. While most people want climate action, they rank other issues as more urgent.
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Retreat, re-liberalisation, or business as usual.
Reverend John MacArthur.
John MacArthur’s long-held view that climate change is fiction is just part of a wider Christian movement coalescing around this important election issue.
A churchgoer’s thoughts on climate change may not have much to do with Christian teaching.
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Few white evangelicals in the U.S. say they believe in human-made climate change. This strand of science denial seems to have as much to do with conservative politics as the Bible’s teachings.
New research exposes the common tropes of bad faith arguments about climate change.
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Major new survey shows big national variations in levels of concern, polarisation and media usage.
Don’t shout or lecture – just talk.
It’s common to encounter people who are misinformed, but don’t know it yet. What’s the best way to talk to someone else about what they think is true?