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Trump shows us what happens to a climate denier in denial

If Donald Trump is trying to run away from his well-known position as a climate change denier, he’s doing a terrible job at it.

Less than 12 hours after a debate against Hillary Clinton in which he personally denied calling climate change a hoax, Trump’s campaign manager and running mate offered different versions of what the candidate supposedly believes: He thinks it exists but isn’t human-made, or he thinks it is human-made but doesn’t want to do anything about it. 1,113 more words

Climate & Energy

The denial of facts

Anyone holding a strong belief be can be subject to confirmation bias – the tendency to interpret new evidence as confirmation of one’s existing beliefs or theories. 160 more words

Scientology

Method To The Denial

What we find is happening more and more is that climate change Denialists has taken an alternative route to the topic of climate change. Rather than completely dismissing climate change altogether, they acknowledge its existence (though very wearily) but will instead downplay its severity. 396 more words

Climate Change

Climate Change Denial? Huh?

Climate change denialism is a very real issue that is too often not pressed upon by the media. Whilst it is important to be having discussions on the severity of climate change, it is even more critical that we first identify and understand the Denialist movement. 430 more words

Climate Change

An Irony of Recent American History

When then President Ronald Reagan awarded the coveted Medal of Freedom to Buckminster Fuller in 1983, he had already slashed the budget for the EPA, dismantled support for renewable energy research, and enabled corporations to take leadership roles writing anti-science legislation to over turn “onerous” environmental laws. 218 more words