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Liberals May be More Morally Invested on Climate, but Conservatives Are More Likely to be Energy Efficient at Home

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Over at Mother Jones, Chris has a piece about the moral motivations of liberals and conservatives. He points to a new political psychology study led by Linda Skitka of the University of Illinois-Chicago considering the differing moral investments of individuals at both ends of the political spectrum. Skitka and her team report that conservatives feel [...]

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The Curious Wavefunction

Top 5 reasons why intelligent liberals don’t like nuclear energy

Many of my friends are science-loving liberals. Many of them are also environmentalists. But most of them are against nuclear energy, and this is where I disagree with them. Over the years I have had several conservations with these friends about nuclear power and most of their objections seem to boil down to a handful [...]

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