Reports

Climate Change in the American Mind: March 2009

In September and October 2008, a research team from Yale and George Mason Universities conducted a nationally representative survey of 2,164 American adults. The survey found that concerns about the economy dwarfed all other issues with global warming ranked 10th out of 11 national issues. Many Americans said that the United States should act to…
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Meeting Report: Assessing Public Attitudes about Climate Change, April 2008

4C and the National Ocean & Atmospheric Administration co-sponsored a dialogue among public opinion researchers and climate change communicators to informally assess the state of current knowledge about public and policymaker beliefs and attitudes about climate change, and recommendations for future research. Download Full Report Here  
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Are we ready?

With the National Association of City and County Health Officials and the Environmental Defense Fund, we conducted a national survey of local public health department directors to assess their perspectives about climate change. While almost 80% of public health department leaders believe that climate change will impact the health of people in their jurisdictions over…
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