Why do conservatives deny global warming?
This could be a separate question, but I'll include it here. People often say that scientists "have" to agree with the global warming theory because their grants come from the government and you don't bite the hand that feeds you. But why is it the vast majority of scientists all over the world agree, regardless of the political inclination of the government ruling them? In particular, (most) american scientists have long agreed, even during periods with republicans in power.
I would ask why liberals DO believe it, but it seems to me that trusting the scientists is the logical thing to do. After all, they probably know what they're talking about better than fox news commentators.
Some people questioned my statement of a vast majority of scientists believing this. I admit I haven't really spent time counting scientific papers for or against the theory, and it's hard to do an estimation from reading websites, since we can find loads of websites for and against it. In that respect, I believe the most natural and neutral source of information accessible for an average guy is wikipedia (yes, I know wikipedia isn't reliable because anyone can edit