Americans’ Global Warming Beliefs and Attitudes: June 2010

Jun 4, 2010 | All Categories, Reports

This report includes measures of public global warming beliefs, risk perceptions, personal importance, information needs, trust in different information sources, attitudes towards individual action, and how these have changed since January, 2010 and November, 2008. Here are a few highlights and changes since January, 2010:

  • Belief that global warming is happening rose four points, to 61 percent.
  • Belief that it is caused mostly by human activities rose three points, to 50 percent.
  • The number of Americans who worry about global warming rose three points, to 53 percent.
  • The number of Americans who said that the issue is personally important to them rose five points, to 63 percent. Download the Report Here.