Global Warming, College and Partisanship

It’s well known that Democrats and political independents are more likely than Republicans to believe that global warming is mainly due to human activity. But here’s something from the latest Pew poll on climate change: College has a significantly larger effect on Democrats’ understanding of the issue than on Republicans’. From the Pew summary: Among […]

Global-Warming Lawsuits

Imagine for a moment that you’re a citizen of Tuvalu, an island nation in the South Pacific. Your home will soon disappear beneath the waves, an early casualty of rising sea levels linked to global warming. The people largely responsible for your plight — the oil-burning, carbon-dioxide-spewing citizens of the United States — are thousands […]