Why Do People Still Deny Climate Change?

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Climate scientists overwhelmingly agree that the earth is warming due to human activities. How can some people still deny climate change?

UN Climate Change Conference Resources:

COP 21 Paris Newsroom
http://newsroom.unfccc.int/paris/
“The Paris UN climate conference in December 2015 will deliver a new universal climate change agreement. The new agreement is aimed at putting the world firmly on track to a low-carbon, sustainable future that keeps a global temperature rise under 2 degrees C.”

Earth To Paris: Amplifying the Global Climate Discussion
http://www.earthtoparis.org/
“To achieve a world where everyone lives with dignity and opportunity – a vision leaders embraced in the global goals for sustainable development – we must take strong action on climate change.”

COP21 conference on climate change
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/events/2015/december/COP21-paris-climate-conference.html
“A universal agreement that covers all countries, developed and developing, the COP21 climate deal will serve as the starting point for a long-term effort to stop global temperatures from rising more than­ 2°C (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit).”

Learn More:

Quotes From NASA Scientists On Climate Change
http://climate.nasa.gov/400ppmquotes/
“The global concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere – the primary driver of recent climate change – has reached 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in recorded history, according to data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii.”

Koch Industries: Secretly Funding the Climate Denial Machine
http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/global-warming/climate-deniers/koch-industries/
“Greenpeace uses 1997 as a benchmark year due to increased coordinated backlash against global climate negotiations leading to the Kyoto Protocol of 1998.”

‘I’m Not A Scientist’: A Complete Guide To Politicians Who Plead Ignorance On Climate Change
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/03/3575849/not-a-scientist/
“Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Thursday joined the growing ranks of politicians and political figures who actively oppose any policy to fight climate change, but also claim to not know the science of climate change. ”

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