Why People Don’t Believe in Climate Science

How do we wrap our brains around global warming?Why is it so hard to wrap our brains around global warming? –

It’s a hoax, it’s the sun, it’s scientists after grant money, it’s a play for world domination. Then there’s Al Gore, the favorite straw man for many climate change deniers. One thing is clear, facts don’t matter. A climate change narrative based solely on facts hasn’t worked and won’t work. Why is this?

In this video from It’s Okay to Be Smart, Joe Hanson explores why, even with continued and growing evidence, many people still don’t believe in climate science or think global warming is real, and why those who do aren’t doing much about it.

Image credit: Emilio Garcia, courtesy flickr

Thomas Schueneman
Thomas Schuenemanhttps://tdsenvironmentalmedia.com
Tom is the founder and managing editor of GlobalWarmingisReal.com and the PlanetWatch Group. His work appears in Triple Pundit, Slate, Cleantechnia, Planetsave, Earth911, and several other sustainability-focused publications. Tom is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists.

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  1. CO2(in your terms) absorbs heat and heat = energy and more energy = more life and more life = healthier planet and healthier planet = less CO2 and less CO2 = less global warming debates and less global warming debates = less hate and less hate = less wars and less wars = more people and more people = more heat in the world due to friction in mucles AND more people = more people with jobs and more people with jobs = more resources and more resources = less famine and less famine = more happiness and more happiness = less crime and less crime = more economical benefit and more economical benefit = more funds for good causes and more funds for good causes = a better world = more people = more heat = more energy = more CO2.


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