Here we have a global crisis, in which nations and individuals, business and governance have become extensively engaged. We are becoming intimately aware of our weaknesses as a global society as infection spreads and demand for medical care increases.
A recent survey by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication found that Alaska falls in line with the national average—which is 70%—who know global warming is happening.
How does the greenhouse effect work and how do we know that human activity is influencing and growing it? These questions have been studied and understood for a long time. However, very few examples exist where physics and chemistry have been so misunderstood and called into question by non-scientists.