To Increase Disaster Aid, Do Not Mention Global Warming

ClimateWire: Charities looking for donations after a natural disaster may want to avoid linking the disaster to climate change, a study from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, suggests. Researchers found that climate change skeptics are more likely to justify withholding aid if a drought, typhoon or flood is attributed to climate change than if appeals for aid do not mention the phenomenon. "What our work suggests is that when a disaster occurs and organizations are appealing to the public for aid,......

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