Politics & Global Warming: April 2020

This report examines registered voters’ climate change beliefs and attitudes, voting issue priorities, support for specific climate and energy policies, preferences for mitigation vs. adaptation, and individual willingness to engage in political activism.
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Who do Americans trust most for information about COVID-19?

Jennifer Marlon, Edward Maibach, Matthew Ballew, Parrish Bergquist, Matthew Goldberg, Abel Gustafson, John Kotcher, Seth Rosenthal, Xinran Wang and Anthony Leiserowitz COVID-19 has generated a tremendous desire for news and information among the American public. Information was and is still needed to understand what the virus is, where it is spreading, and what actions best…
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Climate Change in the American Mind: April 2020

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 theGeorge Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication ( Interview dates: April 7 – 17, 2020. Interviews: 1,029 adults in the U.S. (18+). Average margin…
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