Pig-headed rich white dudes

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Written by Naomi Klein

One of the most interesting findings of the many recent studies on climate perceptions is the clear connection between a refusal to accept the science of climate change and social and economic privilege.  Overwhelmingly, climate change deniers are not only conservative but also white and male, a group with higher than average incomes.  And they are more likely than other adults to be highly confidant in their views, no matter how demonstrably false.

Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything, p.46

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