Study: Global warming skeptics know about science

Are global warming skeptics anti-science? Or just ignorant about science? Maybe neither. A study published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change finds that people who are not that worried about the effects of global warming tend to have a slightly Full Story »

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by Joe Pallas - May. 29, 2012

This piece commits the cardinal sin of misrepresentation. The first sentence talks about "global warming skeptics," but the study results, according to the article itself, do not compare people who accept and don't accept that climate change is occurring. It compares people who are and who are not worried about the effects of climate change. That is a completely different concern, as there are many people who contend that climate change poses no threat to our current socio-economic systems.

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