The ferocity of the climate truth wars reached new levels when the ideological battles ventured beyond the scientific domain to the realm of political activism, with each side aiming to shape individual behaviour and gain support for its particular view of how the natural world should look both in the present and the future. A regime of climate truth has increasingly shaped local, national and international politics over the past three decades, with ideological assumptions and political goals all underpinned by post-normal scientific practices. In the process, climate change and its advocates have come to dominate the political landscape, marginalising — but not silencing — dissenting voices in the process.
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