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Author Correction: Discrepancy in scientific authority and media visibility of climate change scientists and contrarians

The Original Article was published on 13 August 2019

Correction to: Nature Communications, published online 13 August 2019.

The original versions of Fig. 1, Fig. 2 and Fig. 6 in this Article have been updated.

Figure 1b, c have been updated to remove an individual’s name and associated data.

Figure 2c has been updated to anonymize the data.

Figure 6 has been updated to remove individuals’ names associated with the light-blue data points in the top-right.

This has been updated in both the PDF and HTML versions of the Article.

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Correspondence to Alexander Michael Petersen, Emmanuel M. Vincent or Anthony LeRoy Westerling.

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Petersen, A.M., Vincent, E.M. & Westerling, A.L. Author Correction: Discrepancy in scientific authority and media visibility of climate change scientists and contrarians. Nat Commun 10, 3966 (2019).

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