Articles | Volume 13, issue 4
Earth Syst. Dynam., 13, 1473–1489, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-13-1473-2022
Earth Syst. Dynam., 13, 1473–1489, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-13-1473-2022
Research article
01 Nov 2022
Research article | 01 Nov 2022

Disentangling the climate divide with emotional patterns: a network-based mindset reconstruction approach

Roger Cremades and Massimo Stella

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We analyse the speeches of prominent climate activism and climate disinformation figures, finding that the emotional patterns behind the words reveal more than the words themselves and showing the emerging revolutionary characteristics of climate activism and some strange emotional connections on the side of disinformation, where there is surprisingly no worry about change at all.
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