What is climate change scepticism ? Examination of the concept using a mixed methods study of the UK public §

@inproceedings{Capstick2013WhatIC,
  title={What is climate change scepticism ? Examination of the concept using a mixed methods study of the UK public §},
  author={Stuart Bryce Capstick and Nicholas Frank Pidgeon},
  year={2013}
}
The holding of doubts about climate change is often referred to as ‘scepticism’. However, there has been a lack of clarity in previous work as to what exactly this scepticism comprises. We integrate data obtained from discussion groups and a nationally representative survey, to interrogate and refine the concept of climate change scepticism with respect to the views of members of the public. We argue that two main types should be distinguished: epistemic scepticism, relating to doubts about the… CONTINUE READING