04/26/2014 01:38 pm ET Updated Apr 26, 2014

The Rise And Fall Of America's Climate Deniers: How Politics Hijacked The Fight Against Global Warming


Dale Jamieson, a professor of environmental studies and philosophy at NYU, has, as his title indicates, spent a lot of time thinking about climate change. Specifically, he’s been thinking about why all of our efforts — to wake up the world to the urgency of the problem, to take meaningful action, even just to convince people it’s happening — have been such a disappointing failure.

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