Study: Climate Activists' 'Worst Case Scenario Approach' Could Backfire | Culture Collapse Disorder | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Climate activists' strategy of barraging people with information about the consequences of climate change could end up hurting the cause, according to a benchmark study released Thursday.

 

"If scientists fully confess their uncertainty to the public, this appears to increase trust," said survey director Jon Krosnick, a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and professor of communication, of his findings.

 

But when the disclosure regarding sea level is coupled with predictions of climate change's effects on storm intensity, however, that trust didn't hold....(click title for more)