Climate Notes

Politics & Global Warming, September 2021

October 21, 2021 Drawing on a nationally representative survey (n = 1,006; including 898 registered voters), this report describes how Democratic, Independent, and Republican registered voters view climate and energy policies. 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…
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Public support for climate action by the president and Congress is rising

September 28, 2021 We are pleased to share a short report on registered voters’ support for climate action from our latest nationally representative Climate Change in the American Mind survey, which was conducted this month. The results are timely, as members of Congress are deciding whether to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill and a larger…
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Dramatic increase in public beliefs and worries about climate change

September 27, 2021 We have just completed our latest nationally representative survey on Climate Change in the American Mind and find that American views about climate change have shifted significantly in the past 6 months. The results are timely, as members of Congress are currently deciding whether to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill and a…
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Americans’ actions to limit and prepare for global warming

August 3rd, 2021 Our report on Americans’ Actions to Limit and Prepare for Global Warming finds that many Americans have yet to take household or political actions to limit global warming or prepare for climate impacts. A few highlights: Household Actions to Limit Global Warming Some Americans have deliberately bought energy-efficient products, including kitchen appliances…
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