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Posted Mon May 28 2012: from USA Today:
Culture splits climate views, not science smarts
Support for climate science doesn't increase with science literacy, a survey suggests. Rather, people with technical backgrounds just dig in harder on their views about global warming, finds the study in the Nature Climate Change journal. Overall, technically astute people are more "culturally polarized" than other folks and tend to side with the views of people in their social setting about global warming, concludes the survey of 1,540 people nationwide.... Fitting in with your friends matters a lot more to people than getting climate science right...
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