View Full Version : Why People Resist the Notion of Climate Change

2014-Feb-10, 03:40 PM
One of the most striking features of the climate change ‘debate’ is that itís no longer a debate. Climate scientists around the world agree that climate change is very real ó the Earth is warming up and we are the cause. Yet while there is consensus even among the most reserved climate scientists, a portion […]

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2014-Feb-11, 02:23 PM
Why do they resist? Many people are a) resistant to change and b) many have been bought the fallacy that ideology trumps evidence.

2014-Feb-13, 07:54 PM
c) They are being hit with taxes and regulations and have no clue about the science behind it.

The article does not address the resistance, it addresses the authority fallacy.

2014-Feb-14, 11:17 PM
I think it has to do with Medical studies that seem to contradict themselves due to poor reporting, and the Malthusians getting it wrong--take the population bomb
Then there is this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watts_Up_With_That%3F

How how Bill Nye got that climate skeptics because they came from flat unchanging landscapes--I can't figure that one out...