Reports

A 2017 national survey of broadcast meteorologists

Broadcast meteorologists are increasingly playing an important role across America as trusted, local climate change educators. Through our Climate Matters partnership—with Climate Central, the American Meteorological Society, NASA, NOAA and Yale—we provide broadcast meteorologists with materials and training to play this new role of climate educators well.  To that end, we intermittently survey weathercasters to…
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Trump Voters & Global Warming

President Trump has questioned the reality of global warming and cast doubt on America's participation in global efforts to address the problem. We used data from our most recent Climate Change in the American Mind survey conducted after the election to assess Trump voters' views about global warming and clean energy. Overall, we find that…
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Climate Change in the American Mind: November 2016

In the wake of a contentious U.S. election and despite the election of a president who has publicly described global warming as a hoax, Americans are increasingly sure global warming is happening, according to our latest national survey conducted after the presidential election (Nov-Dec 2016). The report includes many other interesting results, including measures of public feelings of…
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Politics & Global Warming: November 2016

Against the backdrop of the incoming administration of President-elect Trump and a new Republican Congress, our latest national survey, conducted shortly after the election, finds that, across party lines, 69% of registered voters say the U.S. should participate in the international agreement to limit global warming, compared to only 13% who say the U.S. should…
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