Six Americas Articles

Support for climate justice across Global Warming’s Six Americas

Photo by Fabrice Florin / Flickr Climate justice is an essential component of addressing climate change. The groups and nations that have historically contributed least to the causes of climate change are experiencing the most harm  from it. These harms, in turn,...

Global Warming’s Six Americas, Fall 2023

In 2009, we identified Global Warming’s Six Americas – the Alarmed, Concerned, Cautious, Disengaged, Doubtful, and Dismissive – which represent distinct climate opinion audiences within the American public. The Alarmed are the most worried about global warming and the...

Who is most likely to talk about climate change?

May 18, 2023 One of the most important actions people can take to address global warming is to talk about it, says Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist and Chief Scientist at The Nature Conservancy. According to Dr. Hayhoe, positive conversations about the...

Global Warming’s Six Americas, December 2022

March 14, 2023 In 2009, we identified six distinct climate opinion audiences within the American public – the Alarmed, Concerned, Cautious, Disengaged, Doubtful, and Dismissive – Global Warming’s Six Americas. The Alarmed are the most engaged with global warming: they...

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