While nearly 75% of the world thinks climate change should be a top priority for governments, only 44% of Americans agree, says a new survey. Why the disparity? Are scientists not communicating the dangers of global warming clearly, as our bloggers Rebecca Goldman and Peter Kareiva think? Are Americans not (gulp) educated enough? Are we distracted by reality shows and social media and consumerism? Or is it good ole U.S. of A. skepticism about still-unproven speculation? Let us know your theories — leave a comment below.
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