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Motivated Rejection of Science 1 an Anatomy of the Motivated Rejection of Science

  title={Motivated Rejection of Science 1 an Anatomy of the Motivated Rejection of Science},
  author={Stephan Lewandowsky and Klaus Oberauer and Gilles E. Gignac},
Although nearly all domain experts agree that human CO2 emissions are altering the world’s climate, segments of the public remain unconvinced by the scientific evidence. Internet blogs have become a vocal platform for climate denial, and bloggers have taken a prominent and influential role in questioning climate science. We report a survey (N > 1100) of climate blog users to identify the variables underlying acceptance and rejection of climate science. Paralleling previous work, we find that… 

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