Can a Climate Change Denier's World View Accept a Carbon Solution?

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The "debate" over climate change, Good points out, is not so much a dialog about science as it is a conflict in world views.Good writes:

While scientists and environmentalists scratch their heads at the incredulity of climate change skeptics, it turns out that one's willingness to believe in climate change hinges on that person's world view. According to social scientists, people's beliefs are more strongly shaped and influenced by cultural values than concrete evidence.

The trick, then, is to use these values to frame the debate—and introduce potential solutions.

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