COVID-19 is currently very present in most people’s lives. Even though some psychological theories suggest that we can only worry about a finite number of things, surveys indicate that worries about the pandemic have not simply replaced worries about the climate crisis.
Climate change – for many people, it remains a distant issue, since they notice little or nothing of it in their everyday lives, or because they are occupied with other worries. Here’s how climate change communication can help to engage the public and go from knowledge to action.
COVID-19 is no worse than the flu, climate change is a hoax and vaccines cause autism – from time to time, scientifically well-established results are rejected by many people. Here’s the science of why some people don't believe in science and of how misinformation spreads.