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Climate Change: How Do We Know We're Not Wrong?

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Scientific evidence for global climate change is overwhelming, yet the American public remains skeptical. History provides insights into how a Cold War-era think tank became an influential source of anti-regulation sentiment.

Dr. Oreskes shares her insights into why the growing scientific consensus on climate change continues to be debated. She describes how a Cold War-era think tank became an influential source of anti-regulation sentiment, swaying public opinion on many topics, including climate change. She then reviews the reasons why scientists have come to a consensus on climate change, as well as debunking some common arguments against anthropogenic causes of climate change.

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