Climate Change Deniers and Advocacy

@article{Xifra2016ClimateCD,
  title={Climate Change Deniers and Advocacy},
  author={Jordi Xifra},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  year={2016},
  volume={60},
  pages={276 - 287}
}
  • Jordi Xifra
  • Published 1 March 2016
  • Political Science
  • American Behavioral Scientist
Climate change denial (i.e., organized attempts to downplay, deny, or dismiss scientific consensus on the extent of global warming, its significance, and its connection to human behavior) has been a recurrently researched topic in the United States, but is far less studied in Europe, where it is currently gathering force. The truth is that, as in the United States, climate deniers are a tiny minority in Europe. Their numbers contrast starkly with the overwhelming majority of scientists who… 

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