Tag Archives: 2020

Politics & Global Warming: December 2020

Download the Report Drawing on a nationally representative survey (N = 1,036; including 949 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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Shifting views of an ideal society in the U.S.

By Jennifer Carman, Seth Rosenthal, Edward Maibach, John Kotcher, Xinran Wang, Jennifer Marlon and Anthony Leiserowitz Individuals’ attitudes toward climate change risks and solutions are shaped by personal and social factors other than knowledge of climate change alone (van der Linden, 2015). One such factor is differing cultural worldviews, or values regarding how society should be structured and the role of government in…
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Informal Science Education on the NASA Climate Change Website

Download the report here The report summarizes the results of a nationally representative survey of 1,050 American adults conducted online in 2018 examining whether visitors of NASA's website climate.nasa.gov, with varying levels of education, 1) find the website accessible and interesting, 2) whether it provides them with answers to the questions they have about climate…
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Global Warming’s Six Americas

Artwork by Michael Sloan One of the first rules of effective communication is to “know thy audience.” Climate change public engagement efforts must start with the fundamental recognition that people are different and have different psychological, cultural, and political reasons for acting – or not acting – to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our research has identified…
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