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Will the Paris Climate Accord Put an End to Climate Denial?

Climate denial has been tough to overcome. Despite a mountain of scientific evidence and the belief of most Americans that climate change is real and serious, many prominent political leaders (and all of the major GOP presidential candidates) still remain skeptical. But as this Washington Post article explains, the groundbreaking climate agreement in Paris may […]

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Did Corporate Funding Help Create the Climate Divide?

The vast majority of climate scientists agree that climate change is real, serious, and caused by humans – yet many Americans continue to express doubt about climate change. How can that be? A new study from Yale University may have an answer.   As The Washington Post reports, the study analyzed climate data published by […]

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Is Climate Skepticism on the Way Out?

As the international climate summit in Paris grows ever nearer, social and political support for climate solutions continues to mount – and climate denial is going the way of the dodo. As this Guardian article explains, there are three main reasons for this shift.   1) People are seeing evidence of climate change with their […]

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What’s Climate Change Got to Do With Tobacco?

One of the main obstacles to widespread support for climate solutions has been a misinformation campaign about the existence and causes of climate change. Yet campaigns propagating doubt about science are not new. In fact, the U.S. was home to a similar campaign several decades ago, this one focused on denying the science behind the […]

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Two Major British Newspapers Concede Climate Change is Real & Human-Caused

No, it’s not an April Fools’ joke. Two of the UK’s major newspapers, the Daily Telegraph and Daily Mail conceded Monday that climate change is real and human-caused. The papers have previously been hotbeds for climate skepticism in both their news and opinion pages, according to a recent article in The Guardian. The two papers’ […]

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