Survey Shows Many Americans Would Rather Adapt to Climate Change than Do Something About It

November 26, 2014 by  
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Survey results published in the journal Nature Climate Change  this week have proven dumbfounding, to say the least. The results suggested that for Americans “ personal experience with weather or climate variability may help cultivate support for adaptive measures, but it may not increase support for mitigation policies.” In other words, while people generally recognized that change was happening, many would rather deal with the fallout later than make any lifestyle changes now that would involve curbing climate change-inducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read the rest of Survey Shows Many Americans Would Rather Adapt to Climate Change than Do Something About It Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Aaron McCright , attitudes to climate change , Climate Change , global warming , Michigan State University , perception of risk , political beliefs influence climate change beliefs , politics , republicans , survey

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