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Could Ethics Be the Key to Shifting the Climate Debate?

In discussions about climate change, emphasizing science, the environment, or politics can be polarizing. However, common ground can often be reached by appealing to people’s sense of right and wrong. In a new Reuters poll, 66 percent of respondents said world leaders are morally obligated to address climate change, and 72 percent said they felt […]

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Peer Influence a Big Factor in Choosing to Install Solar

Solar is being installed at ever-increasing rates – and not just by people with high incomes and liberal leanings. A recent study shows that the biggest factor in a homeowner’s decision to go solar isn’t income or politics but whether other houses in the neighborhood had done so. According to this Washington Post article, there […]

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Paul Krugman cites ecoAmerica on Climate rage

Paul Krugman cites ecoAmerica on Climate rage

In his online post on Climate Rage yesterday, Paul Krugman cites ecoAmerica's American Climate Values Survey (ACVS). In trying to discern the cause for all the anti-environmental and climate anger, he references the ACVS and it's finding that environmentalism, and climate especially, are feminine. Krugman suggests that this and anti-intellectualism are two culture issues at […]

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