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Climate of Doubt, the Frontline documentary on the promulgation of climate change denial that aired on October 23, 2012, is now available on-line. The documentary focuses on how, over the last four years, climate change deniers mobilized, framed their tactics, and undermined public and political acceptance of the global scientific consensus on climate change.
Encouraging news about the level of public acceptance of climate change in the United States is at hand.
"With many zoos and aquariums now working with conservation organizations and financed by individuals who feel strongly about threatened habitats and species, managers have been wrestling with how aggressive to be in educating visitors on the perils of climate change," reports The New York Times (August 26, 2012).
A new survey addresses the views of Canadians on climate change.
Visiting the University of Minnesota on August 6, 2012, NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott spoke on "Climate change: Why the resistance?"
A climate scientist who was formerly dismissive of climate change now describes himself as "a converted skeptic."
Almost three in four of Americans accept recent global warming, according to a new poll conducted for the Washington Post and Stanford University — but only three in ten agree that it is mainly due to human activity.