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Global Warming



Poll #1374502 Global Warming

How knowledgeable would you say that you are on the subject of global warming?

Very knowledgeable
6(8.5%)
Somewhat knowledgeable
24(33.8%)
I know a bit about it
36(50.7%)
I know next to nothing about it
5(7.0%)
I know nothing about it
0(0.0%)

Which of the following contribute to your knowledge about global warming? (Select as many as apply)

Personal study of the subject in a college, university or other post-secondary educational institute
0(0.0%)
Personal reading of one or more books about it
1(1.4%)
Personal reading of one or more articles in magazines or online
0(0.0%)
I watched one or more tv programs or documentaries about it
0(0.0%)
I watched An Inconvenient Truth
0(0.0%)
I've read An Inconvenient Truth
0(0.0%)
I've spoken to experts on the subject
0(0.0%)
I've never looked into it personally, I just rely on what experts like Al Gore and others say
1(1.4%)
Other than hearing about it on the news I've never really looked into it
3(4.2%)
I was taught about it in elementary school or in high school
0(0.0%)
Come to think of it, I really don't have any knowledge about the subject
2(2.8%)
Other (what?)
0(0.0%)

This past winter (in the northern hemisphere) has been colder on average than some of the recent past winters. (For the sake of argument, accept the premise). Does this change your view about global warming?

Yes
5(7.1%)
It doesn't change it, but it makes me question it
11(15.7%)
No
50(71.4%)
Sorry, but I can't accept the premise
2(2.9%)
Other (what?)
2(2.9%)

Have you ever gotten angry with someone who held a view about global warming that was opposite of yours?

Yes, I get very angry with people like that
10(14.3%)
Sometimes I get angry with people who don't agree with me on the subject, but not too often
20(28.6%)
This happens very rarely
14(20.0%)
No, but sometimes they've gotten angry with me
5(7.1%)
No, this subject is never the cause of anger for me or against me
19(27.1%)
Other (what?)
2(2.9%)

For the sake of argument, let's define global warming as the projected continuation of the increase of the earth's near-surface air temperature caused by anthropogenic greenhouse gasses. Do you believe that global warming is a problem which will endanger life on earth in the foreseeable future if it is not addressed?

Yes of course.
29(42.0%)
I think so.
21(30.4%)
I'm not sure.
9(13.0%)
I have my doubts about it.
3(4.3%)
No. I don't think it's a problem at all.
7(10.1%)
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