Yes, you can persuade conservatives to help save the planet

It is possible to persuade Conservatives to care about the environment, say psychologists - as long as you pitch it in terms of purity, rather than moral obligation.

Conservatives trust science less than ever

Political conservatives are increasingly defining themselves as 'anti-science', with the number of Republicans saying they trust science having fallen dramatically over the last 25 years.

Conservatives are queasier than liberals, say scientists

Conservatives aren't just disgusted by hippies and liberals - they're more likely to be disgusted by everything else too.

Light bulb ban bill burns out in Congress

H.R. 2417, the Better Use of Light Bulbs Act (BULB), burnt out Tuesday as the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the measure despite fierce support from the GOP and conservatives. 



Republicans must think knowledge grows on trees

I have long believed that the USA is a profoundly anti-intellectual country, in spite of America’s (paradoxical) belief in its technological and intellectual superiority over the rest of the world.