02 Aug '11, 8pm

Stuff white people like: denying climate change: via @grist

Stuff white people like: denying climate change: via @grist

I like denying climate change almost as much as I like Phil Collins! There's a study running soon in the journal Global Environmental Change called "Cool dudes: The denial of climate change among conservative white males in the United States ." It analyzes poll and survey data from the last 10 years and finds that ... are you sitting down? ... conservative white men are far more likely to deny the threat of climate change than other people. OK, that's no surprise to anyone who's been awake over the last decade. But the paper goes beyond that to put forward some theories about why conservative white men (CWM) are so loathe to accept climate change. The explanation is some mix of the following, all of which overlap in various ways: First there's the "white male effect " -- generally speaking, white males are less concerned with a variety of risks. This probably has to do wit...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/climate-skeptics/2011-08-02-stuff-wh...

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