One Cool Thing: Green Genes

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Researchers from the National University of Singapore used data from more than 1,000 twin siblings to evaluate their opinions about environmental policy. They found identical twins were more likely to have similar views on green policy than non-identical twins, suggesting that support for climate action may have a genetic component. Felix Tropf, a professor in social science genetics at the Center for Research in Economics and Statistics, explained, “It’s good to analyze the influences on individual behavior towards environmentalism, but in the end, climate change is a structural problem, a systemic problem, and a political problem.”

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