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rich2201 - Thu, 2012-03-29 14:39 That is one of the 7 principles (Stephen Covey's brainchild). It is important to understand what is motivating the denier camp. This research is useful. However, if climate action is to proceed, this kind of research must be used to develop a strategy that will win the game for our descendants. So, there has to be consensus building among a large enough group, say, 60% or more of voting citizens (in our various countries). In the USA, the conservative-moderate-liberal breakdown is currently 40%-35%-21% (according to the latest annual Gallup poll). (Be aware that this is asking people to self identify.) If it becomes a liberal versus conservative fight, well, let's just everyone go home and prepare for the brave new climate. I don't see any hope in making this an ideological battle. It's a battle to make the reality of the climate threat pai...

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