‘What to Do’ About Climate Change Denial

Environment, Vol. 53, No. 4, 2011

2 Pages Posted: 25 Jul 2011

Date Written: May 1, 2011

Abstract

The disinformation campaign about global climate change, pursued by a few, has influenced many. One of the basic problems is the relatively poor job we in the scientific community have done in educating the public, starting with students, on basic scientific principles. This allows the climate change deniers to persuade many people that climate change is not real, when the science, in fact, is incontrovertible.

Keywords: climate change denial, science, education

JEL Classification: Z00

Suggested Citation

McGowan, Alan H., ‘What to Do’ About Climate Change Denial (May 1, 2011). Environment, Vol. 53, No. 4, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1894968

Alan H. McGowan (Contact Author)

The New School ( email )

65 W 11 St
New York, NY 10011
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.newschool.edu

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