On global warming, Oregonians see "se...

On global warming, Oregonians see "separate realities," survey finds

There are 1 comment on the The Oregonian story from Sep 26, 2011, titled On global warming, Oregonians see "separate realities," survey finds. In it, The Oregonian reports that:

One piece of common ground: Neither conservatives nor liberals were fond of coal power, the survey found.

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LessHypeMoreFact

Concord, Canada

#1 Sep 28, 2011
"Given the ideological divide, "communications about evidence may only affect a small subset of moderates," the report concluded."

That is always the case. Only the moderates are open to listening.

But the good news is that both groups can agree on the need for energy independence, sustainability and green jobs. While the motives may differ, both groups need to get away from dependence on fossil fuels with their high costs (unsubsidized), limited avaialabiltiy and high pollution.

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