Merchants of Doubt Premieres in Austin: Melton to talk about $900 million annual climate change counter-movement

By Deniers and Delayers, Messaging, Psycho

(See more on the Drexel/Stanford research on the climate change counter-movement here.) Merchants of Doubt, A film by Sony Pictures and Robert KennerAustin Premiere and Lecture by Bruce Melton PE Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, MERCHANTS OF DOUBT takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the…

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Citizens, Energy Scientists, and Policy Advisors Beliefs About Global Warming

By Climate Policy, communications, Deniers and Delayers, Messaging, politics, Psycho

Bolsen, Druckman and Cook have summarized the emerging discipline of global warming psychology rather well with this paper. Scientists and policy makers are more likely to believe than the public and more likely to believe that warming is caused by man. There is political influence in what liberals and conservatives believe about the existence of…

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The Psychology of Climate Crisis Denial

By Deniers and Delayers

Irrefutable and unequivocally are two very exact words that have been used by the most authoritative bodies of science to qualify the validity, current impacts and dangerous planetary risks associated with the climate crisis. The debate over causation was over in the 20th Century. What is the deal? There have been an increasing number of…

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