Tag Archives: 2020

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 (climatecommunication.yale.edu) and theGeorge Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication (climatechangecommunication.org). Interview dates: April 7 – 17, 2020. Interviews: 1,029 adults in the U.S. (18+). Average margin…
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Americans’ Risk Perceptions and Emotional Responses to COVID-19: April 2020

Drawing on a scientific national survey (N = 3,933; including 3,188 registered voters), this report describes Americans’ risk perceptions and emotional responses to COVID-19 to inform the public health community, policymakers, and the public. The survey was conducted by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication (climatecommunication.yale.edu) and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication (climatechangecommunication.org)…
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Young adults, across party lines, are more willing to take climate action

Matthew Ballew, Jennifer Marlon, John Kotcher, Edward Maibach, Seth Rosenthal, Parrish Bergquist, Abel Gustafson, Matthew Goldberg, Anthony Leiserowitz Young climate activists have become a powerful voice for climate action around the world. Most notably, Greta Thunberg, a teenage climate activist from Sweden who was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019, helped spur…
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