Why Are White Guys Climate Skeptics?

Mother Jones (blog)Why Are White Guys Climate Skeptics?Mother Jones (blog)— 14% of the general public doesn't worry about climate change at all, but among CWMs the percentage jumps to 39%. — 32% of adults deny there is a scientific consensus on climate change, but 59% of CWMs deny what the overwhelming majority of the world's scientists have said. Full Story »

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Atul Singh
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by Atul Singh - Aug. 5, 2011

In style more a hobby blog post than professional journalism (especially ending). The topic in itself is rather unfactual, because empirical links between the factors are hard to prove. Hence, it would have been important to be even more cautios when judging the research implications. I especially miss the logical question: how can you tell it is about being white rather than being conservative? Comparing CWM with overall population is hardly the relevant comparison. I expect comparing black conservatives with white conservatives would have led to more fruitful results.

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