Ben Newell

Ben Newell is an Associate Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of New South Wales. His research focuses on judgment and decision making.

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Experiencing Climate Change

Posted on 18 July 2011 by Ben Newell

Examples in the media of regular beachgoers who see no evidence for sea-level rise, farmers trusting long-term experience over Bureau of Meteorology forecasting, and Antarctic sea-captains whose memories of pack-ice from years past conflict with reported trends in ice-contraction, all provide grist to the mill for those who are skeptical about the scientific basis of anthropogenic global warming (AGW).

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