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Q and A with Dr Haydn Washington, co-author of Climate Change Denial: Our publisher Earthscan recently pub...

Q and A with Dr Haydn Washington, co-author of Climate Change Denial Posted on 7 May 2011 by John Cook Our publisher Earthscan recently published a Q & A with my co-author Haydn Washington about our book Climate Change Denial which I've reproduced in full below: 1) Why did you think this book was needed? Well I have been an environmental scientist for more than three decades, and I became fascinated with the fact the science around climate change was becoming more and more certain, yet the number of people believing in it was decreasing. As journalist George Monbiot has noted ‘we are losing’ in terms of climate change action. What was going on? I couldn’t find a book that showed this. There were books about the denial industry funded by the fossil fuel lobby, but not a book that covered denial in all its forms, including within government and within ‘we the people’. Climat...

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