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The growing climate divide

Climate change has reached the level of a 'scientific consensus', but is not yet a 'social consensus'. New analysis highlights that a growing divide between liberals and conservatives in the American public is a major obstacle to achieving this end.

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Figure 1: Changing beliefs about climate change in the US between 2001 and 2010.

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Hoffman, A. The growing climate divide. Nature Clim Change 1, 195–196 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate1144

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