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Underestimating belief in climate change

Nature Climate Changevolume 8pages189190 (2018) | Download Citation

People are influenced by second-order beliefs — beliefs about the beliefs of others. New research finds that citizens in the US and China systematically underestimate popular support for taking action to curb climate change. Fortunately, they seem willing and able to correct their misperceptions.

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