Weathermen are targeted because polls show they’re not believers.
The Houston Chronicle reports,
…The campaign was spurred in part by a pair of surveys conducted in 2010 and 2011 by George Mason University.
The first survey found that 63 percent of television forecasters attributed global warming to natural causes, while just 31 percent believed it was mostly brought about by human activity. More than one-quarter of respondents called global warming a “scam.”
A survey of television weathercasters last summer found that 19 percent attributed climate change to mostly human causes, 29 percent to mostly natural causes, and 34 percent to some of both. The remainder declared themselves either unconvinced or undecided…