climate change denial

noun

variants or climate denial
: rejection of the idea that changes in the Earth's climate or weather patterns are caused by human activity

Word History

First Known Use

2000, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of climate change denial was in 2000

Dictionary Entries Near climate change denial

Cite this Entry

“Climate change denial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/climate%20change%20denial. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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