Why Do People Deny Climate Change?

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Economic Reasons: Some people make more money if they deny climate change.  This would include corporations who depend heavily on the use of fossil fuels, like automobile companies, coal mining companies, oil companies, and natural gas companies.  Examples include Exxon Mobile and Koch Industries.  By denying climate change, these groups can avoid the costs that would be involved in changing their behaviors.

Social Reasons: People who belong to social groups that deny climate change might feel that they have to deny climate change as well to stay connected to their group.