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Climate uncertainty communication

The consequences of global warming will be dire, but the full extent of these effects on society is unknown and includes uncertainties. Research now suggests that how scientists communicate about the uncertainty over such climate change impacts can influence the public’s trust and acceptance of this information.

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Ho, E.H., Budescu, D.V. Climate uncertainty communication. Nat. Clim. Chang. 9, 802–803 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-019-0606-6

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