Ted Nordhaus & Michael Shellenberger
Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger are the authors of Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility and a recent collection of energy and climate writings, The Emerging Climate Consensus, with a preface by Ross Gelbspan, available for download at www.TheBreakthrough.org. In an earlier article for Yale Environment 360, they wrote about why they consider the cap-and-trade debate logically flawed.
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Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Apocalypse Fatigue: Losing the Public on Climate Change
Last month, the Pew Research Center released its latest poll of public attitudes on global warming. On its face, the news was not good: Belief that global warming is occurring had declined from 71 percent in April of 2008 to 56 percent in October - an astonishing drop in just 18 months. The belief that global warming is human-caused declined from 47 percent to 36 percent.