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57% of Americans Believe Government Needs To Address Global Warming


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection, global warming )

Cher Away
- 592 days ago - greenerideal.com
Four out of five Americans now believe A recent poll from AP-GFK poll on climate values reveals that four in five Americans believe that "climate change will be a serious problem for the United States if nothing is done about it." And that's not all!



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Damian Hankus (1)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 8:35 am
Thats great, but why now? There is only one reason that Green energy is becoming more and more popular these days... money!! This only means that the media are succeding in turning peoples mind whenever they want. Global warming has been a problem for decades, but now more and more companies are investing into green energy and suddenly more people se the problem. I remember some years ago the media were actually saing that "scientists" confirmed that global warming is not dangerous and that its a natural process where humans were not involved. And now suddenly when money is involved everyone is interested in green solutions. Its hilarious how most people need to be rewarded for doing the right thing.
Love to all.
 

pam w. (191)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 12:14 pm
I'm disappointed in the relatively small percentage!

ANYONE WITH A BRAIN KNOWS THERE MUST BE MANY SOLUTIONS TO THE CLIMATE CHANGE PROBLEM!

 

Christeen Anderson (473)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 12:24 pm
We should have already been acting on this very serious matter. Better late than never.
 

Winn Adams (191)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 12:28 pm
I'm sure it's much more than 57%!
 

Jean C. (18)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 3:03 pm
But they're still driving their gas-guzzling SUV's and building their enormous houses, but wait, I must be only talking about the one-out-of-five who don't believe it will be a serious problem. Yah, right. We don't need the government to tell us what to do anymore than we need to have them tell us when to brush our teeth. EVERYONE just needs to act responsibly and conserve wherever possible. Just put that illusion of grandeur aside, because in the end, you can’t take it with you anyways…
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 3:15 pm
Cher

It doesn't matter how many people think governments should be acting on Climate Change; governments are more concerned about 'fiscal cliffs', 'debt', 'deficit', and war. The last few years have shown us how appalling governments have been in dealing with those problems, so we might do better dealing with Climate Change ourselves.
 

Carol H. (229)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 5:31 pm
I agree with Winn! its got to be more than 57%
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 6:41 am
It's a slow process to get people to believe in global warming. 57% is a step in the right direction for people to encourage government to address global warming. I hope it works.
 

Dave C. (213)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 7:50 am
Now we need to make our politicians do the things the people want.....
 

Michela m. (3864)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 9:31 am
Noted!!
 

Gloria picchetti (286)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 9:41 am
We want more green jobs.
 

Michela m. (3864)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 10:07 am


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Debbie Williamson (264)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 11:01 am
Thanks, Michela
 

Muriel Servaege (43)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:16 pm
Thank you, Micheal and Cher. So, it seems that a majority of Americans are beginning to take global warming seriously. Good news!
 

Jane H. (133)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:48 pm
This is such good news----now we need to PUSH!
 

Klaus Peters (10)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 10:50 pm
It should have been 99%, most people are not informed.
 
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