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  1. 6 Claims Made by Climate Change Skeptics—and How to Respond

    That's why the Rainforest Alliance has compiled six arguments commonly made by climate change deniers, along with science-backed responses you can deploy to convince them of the truth: that climate change is real, accelerating, and that we need to take bold action ASAP. 1. Climate change denier claim: "This is the coldest winter we've had in years!

  2. 7 arguments against climate change debunked

    7 arguments against climate change debunked Climate change is accepted by most as a pressing crisis, however, there are also skeptics who doubt and question the science behind it....

  3. 'Both sides' of the climate change debate? How bad we think it is, and

    On Wednesday, newly elected Queensland MP Terry Young gave his first speech, in which he stated "we want our children and grandchildren to hear the theories of evolution and creation, different...

  4. How to use critical thinking to spot false climate claims

    Premise one: The climate has changed in the past through natural processes. Premise two: The climate is currently changing. Premise three: If something was the cause of an event in the past, it ...

  5. 7 Answers to Climate Contrarian Nonsense

    CLAIM 1: Anthropogenic carbon dioxide can't be changing climate, because CO2 is only a trace gas in the atmosphere and the amount produced by humans is dwarfed by the amount from volcanoes and...

  6. Why Some Americans Do Not See Urgency on Climate Change

    Report August 9, 2023 Why Some Americans Do Not See Urgency on Climate Change In-depth interviews find some Americans consider crisis language overblown, leading to added skepticism of claims By Giancarlo Pasquini, Alison Spencer, Alec Tyson and Cary Funk

  7. The top ten global warming 'skeptic' arguments answered

    Quite simply, it hasn't. Even global surface temperatures (which is how Spencer is likely measuring 'global warming', although they only account for about 2% of the Earth's warming ), have warmed...

  8. Isn't there a lot of disagreement among climate scientists about global

    (Adopted April 15, 2019) The American Geophysical Union (AGU) issued this position statement: "Human activities are changing Earth's climate, causing increasingly disruptive societal and ecological impacts.

  9. Climate denial hasn't gone away

    In new research, we have identified what we call 12 " discourses of delay ". These are ways of speaking and writing about climate change that are commonly used by politicians, media...

  10. How decades of disinformation about fossil fuels halted U.S. climate

    The industry's coordinated efforts over the previous three decades to stall or stop climate action in the U.S. has worked, thwarting global momentum to cut greenhouse gases. "We lost decades of ...

  11. COP26: The truth behind the new climate change denial

    16 November 2021 By Rachel Schraer & Kayleen Devlin BBC Reality Check SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY As world leaders met at the COP26 summit to debate how to tackle climate change, misleading claims...

  12. Opposing views of climate change theory

    Opposing views of climate change theory include scientific challenges to the theory that human activity is responsible for changes in the climate. Scientists and the members of the general public who are skeptical about the theory of human-caused climate change have varied viewpoints along a spectrum.

  13. PDF Daring to Contrarian views on Climate Change

    "The rates and "In a global UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change magnitude of warming during the late 20th cen-(IPCC) has issued an authoritative set of reports dat- tury fell within the limits of earlier natural climate dialogue that ing back to 1990 on the causes and risks associated change." is currently with AGW.

  14. The Science of Climate Change Explained: Facts, Evidence and Proof

    One of the most common arguments against taking aggressive action to combat climate change is that doing so will kill jobs and cripple the economy. But this implies that there's an alternative ...

  15. The 12 Arguments Every Climate Denier Uses

    These 12 arguments, favoured by politicians and industry figures, are a more subtle way of downplaying the need for action on climate change than full-on denialism, but no less corrosive to...

  16. Why Apocalyptic Claims About Climate Change Are Wrong

    Environmental journalists and advocates have in recent weeks made a number of apocalyptic predictions about the impact of climate change. Bill McKibben suggested climate-driven fires in Australia ...

  17. 6 Arguments to Refute Your Climate-Denying Relatives This Holiday

    Or maybe you're just in the mood to argue. Whatever inspires you to myth-bust this holiday season, here are six ways to respond to your family's climate-denying comments. In the most respectful, loving way, of course: 1. Uncle Frank says, "Climate change is natural and normal — we've seen fluctuations throughout history.".

  18. U.S. views on climate change differ by generation, party and more: Key

    Americans who are more concerned about climate change stand out in their views of some aspects of the debate. For example, among the 31% of adults who consider climate change a top personal concern, eight-in-ten say human activity contributes a great deal to climate change. Most in this group also think climate scientists should have a greater ...

  19. Is global warming merely a natural cycle?

    06/28/2021 Scientists have been exploring the cause of the planet's rising temperature since the 20th century. Climate change skeptics say that human-caused CO2 emissions don't have an effect....

  20. Alternative Views on Climate Change

    Main Points of Disagreement Confrontational rhetoric aside, most skeptics agree there has been a warming trend and that people have put more greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Most of the debate...

  21. Common Arguments Against Climate Science

    Common Arguments Against Climate Science Print Here are five common lines of argument climate deniers or skeptics may use. These lines tend to be hierarchical. But first, a note about semantics: I use the term "deniers" to refer to individuals who refuse to accept well-founded scientific evidence and/or logic and/or increasingly, basic reality.

  22. 10 ways you can help fight the climate crisis

    1. Spread the word. Encourage your friends, family and co-workers to reduce their carbon pollution. Join a global movement like Count Us In, which aims to inspire 1 billion people to take practical steps and challenge their leaders to act more boldly on climate.

  23. Opposition to Climate Change

    Opposition to Climate Change There is still skepticism in the science community about Climate Change and if it is anything to actually worry about. Some arguments can be seen below. Myth: Climate 's changed before Climate is always changing. We have had ice age s and warmer periods when alligators were found in Spitzbergen.

  24. Nearly 15% of Americans deny climate change is real, AI study finds

    Using social media data and artificial intelligence in a comprehensive national assessment, a new University of Michigan study reveals that nearly 15% of Americans deny that climate change is real. Scientists have long warned that a warming climate will cause communities around the globe to face increasing risks due to unprecedented levels of ...

  25. A Slap Shot Against Climate Denial

    Dr. Mann is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of "Our Fragile Moment: How Lessons From Earth's Past Can Help Us Survive the Climate Crisis." Mr. Fontaine is an ...

  26. Nearly 15% of Americans don't believe climate change is real, study

    Last week, Mann was awarded $1m in a defamation lawsuit against conservative writers who called his pioneering climate change research "fraudulent", comparing it to the work of a convicted ...

  27. Globally representative evidence on the actual and perceived support

    Despite its importance, limited knowledge exists regarding the willingness of the global population to cooperate and act against climate change 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8. To fill this gap, we designed and ...

  28. The bizarre gas fight that has Republicans pushing for climate action

    By Ben Lefebvre and Zack Colman. 02/17/2024 07:00 AM EST. President Joe Biden's decision to limit the explosive growth of U.S. natural gas exports has flipped the traditional partisan arguments ...

  29. 'Speak to people's values': A climate psychologist's guide to

    Instead of climate change, it can sometimes be more effective to talk about air pollution, access to green spaces, or the cost-of-living crisis. Another component of effective climate change ...