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    Default Climate Change Challenge: Terminology Used By Scientists Confounds Public

    University of Southern California
    August 20 2021

    A new study finds that U.S. residents struggle to understand terms frequently used by scientists to describe climate change. Study participants said some of the terms were too complex to understand. Other terms were misunderstood in the context of climate change. Participants suggested simpler, alternative language.
    The study was published in a special edition of Climatic Change titled Climate Change Communication and the IPCC.
    The study was spearheaded by the USC Dornsife Public Exchange and included a team of USC researchers and personnel from the United Nations Foundation.


    Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/release...0826170208.htm

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    Default Re: Climate Change Challenge: Terminology Used By Scientists Confounds Public

    Perhaps what should be addressed first is the current level of education in the United States.
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