climate denial

[klahy-mit di-nahy-uhl]


the refusal to accept the existence or validity of climate change: She has railed against the climate denial of her predecessor.

Nearby words

  1. climatal,
  2. climate,
  3. climate canary,
  4. climate change,
  5. climate control,
  6. climate denier,
  7. climatic,
  8. climatic bubo,
  9. climatic zone,
  10. climatize

Origin of climate denial

First recorded in 2005–10

Related formscli·mate de·ni·al·ism, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019