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Poll: most Britons doubt cause of climate change | Environment | The Observer

The majority of the British public is still not convinced that climate change is caused by humans - and many others believe scientists are exaggerating the problem, according to an exclusive poll for The Observer.

The results have shocked campaigners who hoped that doubts would have been silenced by a report last year by more than 2,500 scientists for the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)...

'It's disappointing and the government will be really worried,' said Jonathon Porritt, chairman of the government's Sustainable Development Commission. 'They [politicians] need the context in which they're developing new policies to be a lot stronger and more positive. Otherwise the potential for backlash and unpopularity is considerable.'

Nearly two thirds .. said they were cynical about government policies such as green taxes, which they see as 'stealth' taxes.

h/t Burning our Money

Comments

You can fool some of the people some of the time...

BUT! You can't fool all of the people all of the time!!!!

Unfortunately you only have to fool enough long enough to achieve power over the populace.

I find what Labor has done to the UK very disturbing. Some say it wouldn't happen here in the US because we have a written constitution. Of course if the meaning of it's words are changed and the intent is re-interpreted by our version of Orwellian socialists, then it might as well be toilet paper. Kind of reminds me of:

"What's the difference between South Africa and Zimbabwe.
About five years."

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