Coronavirus doubters follow climate denial playbook

Summary by Liz Couture, Drawdown Richmond Hill: The 5 stages of denial as it applies to climate change and coronavirus with some incredible statements like “older Americans would rather die than cause economic disruption..”. Really, tell that to the elderly man looking back at the eyes of unrecognizable doctor in his last few minutes. Same with the people who lost their homes in Australia a few months back.  


"For the climate community, observing U.S. national political leaders’ responses to the coronavirus pandemic has been like watching the climate crisis unfold on fast-forward. Many – particularly on the political right – have progressed through the same five stages of science denial in the face of both threats."


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Chart sourced from yaleclimateconnections.org



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