Tag Archives: 2010

America’s TV Weathercasters as Informal Climate Change Educators

Our surveys of the public have shown that many Americans are looking to their local TV weathercasters for information about global warming. With funding from the National Science Foundation, we have been conducting research with America’s TV weathercasters to assess the extent to which they provide their viewers with information about climate change.  Today, we…
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Global Warming’s Six Americas, January 2010

This report shows that “Dismissive” Americans – people who believe global warming is not happening and probably a hoax – have more than doubled in size since 2008 to 16 percent of the American public, while the percentage of the “Alarmed” Americans – people who are the most convinced that global warming is happening, caused by…
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Race, Ethnicity and Public Responses to Climate Change

In this report we examine public support for climate change and energy policies among different racial and ethnic groups. We find that in many cases, minorities are equally as supportive, and often more supportive of national climate and energy policies, than white Americans. Click Here to Download The Report
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