The current generational gap in opinion is a relatively new one — as recently as there was not a substantial difference in these views by generation. By contrast, Boomers and Silents remain divided over whether there is evidence that the Earth is getting warmer. Queer Voices. Why we're more scared of gay marriage and terrorism than a much deadlier threat. Dozier is a former Republican congressional staffer turned gay marriage activist. Project Zero. Moral emotions are the brain's call to action.
Name someone you know that has been a "victim" of anthropogenic global warming?
What's Working: It's hard to do, even when the answer is so obvious. Although all human societies have moral rules about food and sex, none has a moral rule about atmospheric chemistry. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions.
Further still, human nature, and by extension governments, are better are responding to catastrophes than we are at preventing them.