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Over 90% of TV Weathercasters Now Accept the Reality of Climate Change

Acceptance of climate change and awareness of climate impacts has increased dramatically among TV weathercasters. According to a new survey from the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication, over 90 percent of TV weathercasters have concluded that climate change is happening (versus 54 percent in 2010), and almost 90 percent believe humans are […]

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How Cold Weather Impairs Our Climate Change Judgments

Psychologists have known for some time that people are more likely to accept climate change on hot days than cold ones. But new research published in the journal Nature Climate Change and featured in this Discovery News article helps to uncover the psychological mechanisms at play. Part of what’s going on, the research suggests, is […]

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