The number of climate deniers in Australia is more than double the global average a new survey finds

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Australian news consumers are far more likely to believe climate change is “not at all” serious compared to news users in other countries. That’s according to new research that surveyed 2,131 Australians about their news consumption in relation to climate change.

The Digital News Report: Australia 2020 was conducted by the University of Canberra at the end of the severe bushfire season during January 17 and February 8, 2020.

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News and Media; Social Media

Period16 Jun 2020

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  • TitleThe number of climate deniers in Australia is more than double the global average a new survey finds
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date16/06/20
    DescriptionAustralian news consumers are far more likely to believe climate change is “not at all” serious compared to news users in other countries. That’s according to new research that surveyed 2,131 Australians about their news consumption in relation to climate change.

    The Digital News Report: Australia 2020 was conducted by the University of Canberra at the end of the severe bushfire season during January 17 and February 8, 2020.
    PersonsCaroline Fisher