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Climate Denial Movement

Climate denial refers to denying the impact of greenhouse gases emitted as a result of activities of human beings, leading to anthropogenic (human made) global warming. The climate denial movement, sometimes called the climate change countermovement, is an organized attempt at downplaying, denying, or dismissing climate change. Organized action by climate deniers makes it a movement of individuals as well as organizations.

Climate skeptics are individuals and groups that express doubts about the impact on global climate. Climate change proponents (sometimes called “warmists”) support the idea that irresponsible human actions result in greenhouse gases, causing global warming, based on what they refer to as the scientific consensus, and seek to prevent such effects by action.

Organizations involved in the climate denial movement work to discredit scientific data ...

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