Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Community impacts from extreme weather shape climate beliefs

(Duke University) Recent studies suggest that people who experience severe weather are more likely to believe in and be concerned about climate change. But a new study from Duke University and the University of Colorado Denver shows not all storm impacts have equal effect. Broad-scale damage -- how your neighborhood or community fared -- may have a stronger impact on our beliefs and perception of future risks than individual losses do.