‘Don’t Look Up’: Hollywood’s primer on climate denial illustrates 5 myths that fuel rejection of science

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‘Don’t Look Up’: Hollywood’s primer on climate denial illustrates 5 myths that fuel rejection of scienceGale Sinatra, University of Southern California and Barbara K. Hofer, Middlebury Every disaster movie seems to open with a scientist being ignored. “Don’t Look Up” is no exception – in fact, people ignoring or flat out denying scientific evidence is the point. Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence play astronomers who make a literally Earth-shattering discovery and then try to persuade the president to take action to save humanity. It’s a satire that explores how individuals, scientists, t…

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