The Politics of Climate Change

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Is the seriousness of global warming exaggerated? When the Gallup Poll first asked that question in 1997, just 31% of Americans said "yes." By early this month the number had risen to 48% -- and attitudes in the past 13 years had become more politically divided.

Credits

Guests:
Frank Newport - Gallup Poll - @gallup, Stephen Power - Energy and Environmental Policy Reporter, Wall Street Journal, Tom Yulsman - Co-director, University of Colorado's Center for Environmental Journalism, Stephen Schneider - Co-author of the IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report, Patrick Michaels - Scholar, Cato Institute

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Darrell Satzman