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An object lesson in how public opinion responds if care is not taken to frame climate change messages appropriately for their target audience can be found in recent experience of the UK Government’s ‘Act on CO2’ campaign Many governments need to persuade their citizens to think about climate change as a serious and urgent issue… » read more

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Climate change now ranks only third amongst the issues that Europeans consider to be the world’s most serious problem. The most serious global Issue is seen as ‘poverty, the lack of food and drinking water’ with the global economic downturn now ranking second. The Eurobarometer survey of Europeans’ attitudes towards climate change showed that in… » read more

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Posted by Icenian 02 November 09 The European Council needs to agree a finance package to meet developing countries climate change needs, and to do so before COP15 in Copenhagen. How the costs of the package will be divided between European nations is a contentious issue. Solidarity is a European tradition, and in the face… » read more

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