Familiar dynamics in climate change disinformation

Senior Policy Advisor Michael Daubs •

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In a recent interview on TVNZ’s Breakfast about conspiracy theorists shifting their attention from the COVID-19 pandemic to climate change, Dr. Sanjana Hattotuwa was asked, “How has this happened to us?” Hattotuwa’s initial response was to chuckle, an understandable reaction since, as he notes, there’s “nothing surprising” about it. 

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