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Old 11-15-2017, 07:26 PM   #525 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
The numbers I have been seeing are that a bit less than 60% of voters feel that climate change is a big issue.
Even 50% is a surprising number to me.

It's not that climate change isn't a big issue, it's that I can readily list 10 things that more drastically affect human health and wellness that are more immediate than climate change. The list of 10 things is what I can come up with given no thought to what harms people. The list would have 50 things ahead of climate change if I gave 30 minutes of thought to it.

... and then there is the whole problem of having no reasonable way to stop climate change.

Ask a 100 year old person what are the 10 worst things they experienced in their lifetime. I'd be surprised if climate change makes the list. The next 100 years is supposed to experience about the same amount of change as the previous 100 years.
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