climate denial

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climate denial (uncountable)

  1. Synonym of climate denialism.
    • 2013, G. Thomas Farmer, ‎John Cook, Climate Change Science: A Modern Synthesis, →ISBN:
      The term 'denier' is also controversial, with connotations that climate denial is akin to Holocaust denial.
    • 2018 November 30, Avi Selk, “Al Gore calls Trump 'the principal global face of climate denial'”, in New Zealand Herald:
      "He is the principal global face of climate denial," Gore repeated on Noah's show.
    • 2018 December 3, Paul Krugman, “Climate Denial Was the Crucible for Trumpism”, in New York Times:
      In fact, when you review the history of Republican climate denial, it looks a lot like Trumpism.
    • 2018 December 5, Dana Nuccitelli, “Trump's disbelief won't stop dangerous climate change”, in The Guardian:
      Those were the least irrational of the Republican party's reactions to the report, as most of the five stages of climate denial were on display.

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