Ignorance for a Price: How The Fossil Fuel Industry Pays Politicians To Doubt Science

http://www.desmogblog.com/2015/10/24/ignorance-price-how-fossil-fuel-industry-pays-politicians-doubt-science

One year ago, 68% of American citizens believed that climate change was real. Today, that number has jumped to 76%, according to a new poll by UT Energy. That shift is not surprising, considering the record-breaking temperatures and widespread droughts and weather disruptions that have occurred in the last 12 months. But what is most surprising about this new poll is the shift in attitudes of Republican voters. Click here for reuse options! Tags: CongressSenateHouse of Representativesclimate changeMoneyeconomyIgnorancecoaloilgasCampaignlobbyingpolitics

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