Skeptics 51 -- Reality 49

Fri, 2009-07-10 07:02Ross Gelbspan
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Skeptics 51 -- Reality 49

majority of Americans remain unconvinced that humans are responsible for climate change, or that there is an urgent need to act, according to a poll by the American Academy for the Advancement of Science and the Pew Research Center.

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Only 64% of dems believe in AGW? - despite the fact that their leaders are all on board 110% … interesting - I wonder which direction that 64% is going to go in the next few years.

Probably to at least 85% when the planet starts warming again after a brief hiatus due to La Nina.

To paraphrase Richard Clarke, former counter-terrorism advisor, once the body bags start accumulating as a result of the ravages of AGW, people and governments will finally take action.

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