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Are some religionists blocking action on climate change?
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By Pat Cunningham
May 2, 2013 5:20 p.m.



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What we’re talking about HERE, folks, is the widespread belief that the so-called End Times can’t be forestalled by any of that fancy scientific stuff:

The United States has failed to take action to mitigate climate change thanks in part to the large number of religious Americans who believe the world has a set expiration date.

Research by David C. Barker of the University of Pittsburgh and David H. Bearce of the University of Colorado uncovered that belief in the biblical end-times was a motivating factor behind resistance to curbing climate change.

“[T]he fact that such an overwhelming percentage ...

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