Knowledge is power. Or at least that’s how the saying goes — but when it comes to climate change and its causes, that knowledge hasn’t translated into action. Postdoctoral Fellow Matthew Motta discusses why climate research is often disregarded, where Americans’ suspicion of scientists comes from, and how our interest in science affects our trust in scientists.
Read Motta’s SSN brief, How Interest in Science Boosts Trust in Climate Scientists
Check out his radio interview on the rise of anti-intellectualism