Reasoning about Climate Change

'Why is disbelief in anthropogenic climate change common despite broad scientific consensus to the contrary? A widely held explanation involves politically motivated (system 2) reasoning: Rather than helping uncover the truth, people use their reasoning abilities to protect their partisan identities and reject beliefs that threaten those identities.'
(The national Academy of Sciences of USA.
Journal article in PNAS Nexus.
Oxford Academic, Oxford University Press)

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  • David Berghouse
    published this page in Climate News 2023-05-16 13:07:23 +1000