Sunday, September 18, 2011
NO DOUBT ABOUT IT
Despite the concerted efforts of the merchants deceit to spin a web of doubt over the climate issue, American public opinion is not buying it. According to a new poll by Reuters/Ipsos, the percentage of Americans who believe the Earth has been warming has risen to 83 percent and 71 percent of the Americans who believe warming is happening think that it is caused either partly or mostly by humans.
Deeper than the problem of deceptive advertising and media manipulation is the fact that the Congress driven by lobbyists and corporate campaign contributions does not represent the opinion of the scientists or the public.