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04/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Climate Change Belief Hinges On One's Cultural Views, Not Facts, Social Scientists Say

Over the past few months, polls show that fewer Americans say they believe humans are making the planet dangerously warmer, despite a raft of scientific reports that say otherwise.

This puzzles many climate scientists -- but not some social scientists, whose research suggests that facts may not be as important as one's beliefs.

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