Misinformation is affecting public opinion of climate change and how best to tackle it, research suggests - 2019-09-27

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F182.png Misinformation is affecting public opinion of climate change and how best to tackle it, research suggests September 27, 2019, Kelly Crowe, CBC News

With citizens around the world filling the streets demanding climate action, it might appear that the voices of contrarians are growing fainter. But doubts about climate change still surface.

Just this week, Maxime Bernier, leader of the People's Party of Canada, told the Toronto Star 's editorial board that "while the climate may be changing, this is not due primarily to human activity."

In the U.S., climate contrarians hold key political positions.

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{{cite news | first = Kelly | last = Crowe | title = Misinformation is affecting public opinion of climate change and how best to tackle it, research suggests | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/climate-change-denial-fossil-fuel-think-tank-sceptic-misinformation-1.5297236 | work = CBC News | date = September 27, 2019 | accessdate = September 27, 2019 }}