Tweeting the End of the World

Never underestimate the power of the 140-character tweet: When studied word-by-word, shades and particulars of human sentiment can be unpacked in just a line or two. That includes, it turns out, popular opinions on climate change, and the emotional impacts of global warming. According to new research, Twitter is a mighty tool when it comes to studying our rapidly changing planet.

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