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Who is chilled out about warming?

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanJul 29, 2011 1:52 PM


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Chris Mooney pointed me to a report on a study which finds that white males are the most sanguine in relation to climate change. Unfortunately there wasn't a link to the full report that I could see. But no worries, the GSS added a variable, TEMPGEN1, which asks: "In general, do you think that a rise in the world's temperature caused by climate change is...." 1 - Extremely dangerous for the environment 2 - Very dangerous 3 - Somewhat dangerous 4 - Not very dangerous, or 5 - Not dangerous at all for the environment? Below is a bar plot which illustrates the result by demographic:

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