CCAM Report

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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Climate Change in the American Mind: May 2017

This report finds that More than half of Americans believe that climate change is mostly human caused. That’s the highest level measured since our surveys began in 2008. By contrast, only 30% say it is due mostly to natural changes in the environment, matching the lowest level measured in our November 2016 survey. Download the Report Here.
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Climate Change in the American Mind: November 2016

In the wake of a contentious U.S. election and despite the election of a president who has publicly described global warming as a hoax, Americans are increasingly sure global warming is happening, according to our latest national survey conducted after the presidential election (Nov-Dec 2016). The report includes many other interesting results, including measures of public feelings of…
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Climate Change in the American Mind: March 2016

Since spring 2015, the number of Americans who think global warming is happening has increased by seven percent.  70% now say it’s happening.  This figure nearly matches the highest level we’ve measured (71%) since we began conducting our surveys in November 2008. Worry about global warming is also on the rise, with a larger majority (now at 58%) saying…
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