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Reader survey We have received some stick about our latest reader survey that's running over here. The environmental sceptics among you think some of questions are a bit assumptive, and that by simply answering them it could be construed that you take the green argument seriously - a bit like trying to answer yes or no to the question "Have you stopped beating your wife?" without incriminating yourself.

We don't think we have strayed too far towards that extreme, but to make sure we really have captured all viewpoints accurately on the fundamental question of whether the green argument is real or hype, we've put together the 90 second mini-poll below.

So, whether you're a sceptic, an activist, or just someone working their way through the arguments, it would be great if you could spare us a few mouse clicks.

QUICK OPINION POLL

Which of the following phrases best sums up your view of the 'green imperative'?
a. There is a real environmental crisis or threat and the attention given to it by the media, politicians, suppliers, etc is justified or not enough
b. Some significant environmental issues exist, but the situation is deliberately exaggerated by the media, politicians, suppliers, etc
c. The whole green thing is largely just scaremongering and/or hype created to drive political or commercial agendas
d. Haven't made up my mind yet – still trying to makes sense of it all
e. Don't have the time or inclination to think about it that much
Other (please sum it up in your own words)

Is it important for governments, businesses, etc to take action?
a. Yes, concerted efforts are required in many areas
b. Yes, in certain areas that will make a difference
c. No, because whatever is done will make little or no difference
d. No, because I don't believe there is a significant threat or crisis
Unsure

Additional comment

What is your job function?
a. IT management
b. IT practitioner
c. Business management
d. Business professional
e. Other (please specify)

How old are you?
a. Over 60
b. 50 something
c. 40 something
d. 30 something
e. 20 something
f. Under 20
g. None of your business

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