Jan 4, 2011

Waning interest in climate change

The climate cause needs its own messiah, argues environmental researcher Andreas Ernst.

Al Gore seemed to be successfully fulfilling this role for a while, but recently he has largely disappeared from the public eye - largely because of his sex scandals in 2010.

The disappointing climate summit in Cancun was under attended and underreported by the media.

From the report at the link below:

Climate researchers confirm a noticeable decline in interest.

Global warming as an issue is a "loser" in media terms.

Let's face it - global warming is no longer cool (pun intended) - it's yesterdays story.

Hippies are going back to saving whales and attacking the fur industry.