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Climate change and group dynamics

The characteristics and views of people sceptical about climate change have been analysed extensively. A study now confirms that sceptics in the US have some characteristics of a social movement, but shows that the same group dynamics propel believers.

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Figure 1: The number of scientific articles investigating climate scepticism among the public, or through analysis of discourse in media or books.


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Postmes, T. Climate change and group dynamics. Nature Clim Change 5, 195–196 (2015).

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