Reports

Climate Change in the American Mind: March 2018

Our March 2018 survey finds that a large majority of Americans think global warming is happening, outnumbering those who don’t by 5 to 1. Americans are also growing more certain that global warming is happening. Certainty has increased 12 percentage points in the past 3 years, with 49% of the public now “extremely” or “very sure”…
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March for Science 2017

To the best of our knowledge, the 2017 March for Science was the largest ever public demonstration on behalf of science. What motivated so many people to show their support for science last spring by taking to the streets? Mason 4C researchers Teresa Myers, John Kotcher, John Cook, Lindsey Beall, and Ed Maibach had the…
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The Consensus Handbook

Numerous efforts are currently underway to confuse the public about the scientific consensus on human-caused global warming. Various opponents of climate action have submitted legal briefs in a court case over climate change-related costs, attacking the 97% consensus. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt continues to look for ways to ignore or undermine the scientific consensus. And…
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Society of Environmental Journalists Member Survey, 2018

Nearly all SEJ survey participants said they had at least some level of interest in reporting local climate impacts stories and local climate solution stories---   with 7 out of 10 SEJ participants saying they are very interested in reporting both types of stories. Download and share the SEJ report here. SEJ_Member_Survey_Report_2018
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