Our latest national survey finds Americans who think global warming is happening outnumber those who think it is not by a ratio of more than 4-to-1 (70% versus 15%). Those who are “very” or “extremely” sure global warming is happening outnumber those who are “very” or “extremely” sure it is not by more than 5 to 1 (50% versus 9%). The report includes many other interesting findings, including how often Americans hear and talk about global warm
This report is based on findings from a nationally representative survey – Climate Change in the American Mind – conducted by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication.
Interview dates: March 18 – 29, 2021. Interviews: 1,037 Adults (18+). Average margin of error +/- 3 percentage points at the 95% confidence level.