03 May '11, 3pm

Climate Change and Well-Informed Denial

Climate Change and Well-Informed Denial

On climate change, we’re politically polarized —which would be bad enough, but that's not all. The hole we’ve dug is even deeper—as new research clearly suggests. There’s yet another study out on Democrats, Republicans, and climate change, this time from Lawrence Hamilton of the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire. Over the last two years, in a series of regional surveys, Hamilton asked nearly 9,500 people questions about climate change—from Appalachia to the Gulf Coast, and from New Hampshire to Alaska. Across all these regions, he consistently found the following phenomenon: Democrats and Republicans who claimed to know less about the climate issue were more like one another in terms of whether they accepted the science. Democrats and Republicans who claimed to know a lot about the issue, by contrast, were vastly polarized—with knowledgeable Democrats ove...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/climate-change-and-well-informe...

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