The survey showed that liberals see climate science and climate change as certain and simple. They don't think it's very complicated to understand, and they also don't think it's going to be refuted in the future. Liberals also defer to scientific experts about climate change to such an extent that they reported that they would defer to what a scientist says about climate change even if it contradicts their own experience.
“That’s a pretty bold thing to agree with,” says Suldovsky. “That was pretty shocking to me.”
By contrast, conservatives saw climate science completely differently. “They see it as far less certain and far more complex, [the latter] is super interesting because in that way conservatives are more in line with climate scientists,” says Suldovsky. Conservatives also rely more on their own direct lived experience to give them knowledge about the world and knowledge about climate change.
“That has huge implications for the way that we engage with conservatives because, up until this point, the approach has been to shove more information from climate scientists at them and that'll do the trick, and it doesn't,” says Suldovsky. “One of the things that our study is showing is that [resistance] might be because conservatives are looking to a different source to give them knowledge about climate change: their own direct lived experience.”
В принципе, такой подход со стороны проповедников религии климата должен радовать. Потому что есть и еще способ, исторически более проверенный, который сейчас очевидным образом и применяется везде, где есть такая возможность. Вместо того, чтобы скептиков обращать в истинную веру, можно
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