20 Apr '11, 2pm

The Ever Growing Partisan Divide Over Global Warming

Depressing doesn’t even begin to capture it. On the one hand, scientists have become increasingly certain that climate change is real and human caused. They’re now saying “very likely,” a degree of certainty equivalent to greater than 90 percent. Yet at the same time, the two U.S. political parties have grown increasingly polarized over whether to accept this fact about the world. There’s now a 30 percent gap between Democrats and Republicans in their likelihood of believing the above to be true. This gap has widened, even as scientific doubt has narrowed. That’s the finding of a comprehensive new study (press release here ) on our polarization over climate change by Aaron McCright of Michigan State and Riley Dunlap of Oklahoma State. They looked at 10 years of Gallup polling on the issue, and found a steady march in opposite directions for the two parties. Or as the autho...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/ever-growing-partisan-divide-ov...

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