Andrew Revkin wrote an article in the New York Times about Steve McIntyre's 1/4-degree Fahrenheit reduction of the recent U.S. temperature record.
AOL reprinted the story and added two polls. 180,000+ people voted whether the threat of AGW is being exaggerated. The result?
- 52% think it is exaggerated
- 26% think it is understated
- 22% think it is fair
Recently, Sharon Begley complained that 42% thought that AGW was being exaggerated. Now it's a more sensible figure, namely 52%. ;-)
There are also 11 pictures with moderately catastrophic predictions by the IPCC. Among 150,000+ voters,
- 55% think that the predictions won't prove fairly accurate
- 45% think that they will prove fairy accurate
Thanks to Rae!
Related: Prof Christopher Lingle criticizes the "strikingly one-sided" reporting on the climate change in the Japan Times.
Related: Two key BBC news bosses attacked global warming jihadists' plans to dedicate a whole day to environmentalist propaganda, saying it was not the broadcaster's job to preach to viewers. The program titled Planet Relief was classified as "consciousness raising" and contradicts the corporation's guidelines. Peter Barron realizes that many people think that the BBC's job is to save the planet but this thinking must be stopped, he insists. Peter Horrocks also realizes that it's not their job to "proselytize" about the AGW religion.
Related: Two months ago, a British poll showed that 3/4 of Britons think that global warming is a natural occurrence and not a result of carbon emissions.
Related: In another British poll two months ago, 56% of respondents agreed that scientists are still questioning climate change. Most people thought that the problem was exaggerated to make money.
Related: One more British poll whose results were published two weeks ago showed, among many other things, that the number of people who consider environment to be among the most important issues for the government dropped from 25 percent in 2001 to 19 percent in 2007. 32 percent refused to reduce their flying and 24 percent refused to reduce their use of cars.