Climate denialism mapped to geography and political affiliation

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Ships travel along the Mississippi River in LaPlace, La., as the sun sets on Oct. 20.
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A recent study shows nearly 15 percent of Americans “do not believe in climate change.”

So, what drives climate denialism in the U.S.?

Joshua Newell is a professor and co-director of the Center for Sustainable Systems. He was one of the authors of this research and broke down his findings.

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