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The Political Benefits of Taking a Pro-Climate Stand in 2013: September 2012

This brief report examines findings from our previously released September 2012 nationwide Climate Change in the American Mind survey and previous research to answer the question: Do political leaders stand to benefit, or not, from talking about and supporting action to address global warming? In short, we found that concern about the effects of global…
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The Legacy of “Climategate:” Undermining or Revitalizing Climate Science and Policy?

In mid-November 2009, emails were removed without authorization from a University of East Anglia server and posted to the internet; within 24 hours an international scandal was born—alleging fraud by leading climate scientists—which almost immediately became known as climategate. Multiple investigations concluded that no fraud or scientific misconduct had occurred. Despite the exonerations, however, the…
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