Stop preaching to the converted

Traditional moral arguments fail to persuade conservative climate sceptics. Pope Francis' gifting of his climate encyclical to President Trump prior to his leaving the Paris Agreement shows that even a religious leader's persuasive power is constrained by how his message resonates with conservative moral values.

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Landrum, A., Lull, R. Stop preaching to the converted. Nature Clim Change 7, 538–540 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3355

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