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Default Climate Fears Turn to Doubts Among Britons

from the New York Times

By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL
Published: May 24, 2010

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A survey in February by the BBC found that only 26 percent of Britons believed that “climate change is happening and is now established as largely manmade,” down from 41 percent in November 2009. A poll conducted for the German magazine Der Spiegel found that 42 percent of Germans feared global warming, down from 62 percent four years earlier.

And London’s Science Museum recently announced that a permanent exhibit scheduled to open later this year would be called the Climate Science Gallery — not the Climate Change Gallery as had previously been planned.

. . .

Perhaps sensing that climate is now a political nonstarter, David Cameron, Britain’s new Conservative prime minister, was “strangely muted” on the issue in a recent pre-election debate, as The Daily Telegraph put it, though it had previously been one of his passions.
Britons? Fears Turn to Doubts About Climate Change - NYTimes.com

Look for Climate Change T-shirts, bumper stickers, books and DVD's in your local discontinued merchandise outlet. I wonder how much of it is made from bio-degradable materials?
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