Solar geoengineering and the chemtrails conspiracy on social media

skephu

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A new paper with the above title has been published in the journal "Palgrave Communications" by Dustin Tingley and Gernot Wagner.
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41599-017-0014-3

Abstract:
The conclusion:
 

Mick West

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The reference goes to the Metabunk thread on my "70 years of books on clouds" video, which they probably picked up from the Guardian article, reference #7.

https://www.metabunk.org/debunking-contrails-dont-persist-with-a-study-of-70-years-of-books-on-clouds.t3201/
 
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Mick West

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The poll is rather disheartening:
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A 2013 poll, with different wording in the question got much lower numbers:


It's hard to say how much of the difference is due to the question (or maybe other survey-related factors), and if there's actually been a significant shift.
 

Critical Thinker

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The study made it into my Facebook feed via LifeHacker reporting on the story covered in Earther.com , and as expected the chemtrail folks have been quick to chime in and assert [that is means the chemtrail theory is true] followed by an expression of outrage and a pledge to unfollow LifeHacker

 
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