excerpted from Climate Cognition
Recorded on May 2015

Why Don't Facts Move People?


UC Berkeley linguistics professor George Lakoff discusses why facts don't change people's minds when it comes to climate change. To deniers, "it's not like they're denying it [...] it's like it's not even a fact," said Lakoff.

Speakers at this Event

Professor Emeritus of Cognitive Science and Linguistics, UC Berkeley

Associate Professor, Sociology and Environmental Studies, University of Oregon

Author, What We Think About When We Try not to Think About Global Warming