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Making Sense of Climate Science Denial

edX · The University of Queensland · 11 HN points · 1 HN comments

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Climate change is real, so why the controversy and debate? Learn to make sense of the science and to respond to climate change denial.
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Sep 27, 2019 · 4 points, 0 comments · submitted by headalgorithm
Not having read TFA due to paywall I've noticed that a hell of a lot of people deriding critical thinking really mean something like: "So many people disagree with me about the environment/healthcare/religion/liberty/whatever and I just know they're wrong so they must be unable to think critically."

They, them, over there. There are whole courses run on "Why other people are so unfathomably wrong." [1]

Maybe the TFA says so, but maybe we should actually look at our own thinking. What facts we'd actually not bet on yet find it ok to use as opinion foundations. How many ways could we be wrong in what we think. It doesn't seem to be popular (or I'm missing the point, am not up to date with the zeitgeist, or thinking is totally overrated anyway or ...)

[1] one example. Maybe it's excellent, for all I know. https://www.edx.org/course/making-sense-climate-science-deni...!

Apr 16, 2015 · 5 points, 0 comments · submitted by adamnemecek
Sep 23, 2014 · 2 points, 2 comments · submitted by carlosgg
gus_massa
One of the problems with the current state of this issue is that both sides abuses of name calling. I think there are no "Climate Science Deniers" out there. There is a "Climate Science" for sure!

A better description is "Anthropogenic Climate Change Deniers" (or "Anthropogenic Global Warming Skeptics"). Are this changes created by the human activities?

JoeAltmaier
Both are irrelevant - its just blame-throwing. The climate is changing regardless. What will we do about it? Doing nothing is not acceptable.
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