Tag Archives: Climate Change In the American Mind

Who is willing to participate in non-violent civil disobedience for the climate?

January 25, 2022 Social movements (e.g., anti-war, civil rights, labor, environmental) and leaders (e.g., the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, Rosa Parks) have historically used non-violent civil disobedience (e.g., sit-ins, blockades) as a powerful tool to build political power and motivate corporate or government action. In recent years, groups like Extinction Rebellion…
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Global Warming’s Six Americas, September 2021

January 12, 2022 Our prior research has found that Americans can be categorized into six distinct groups—Global Warming’s Six Americas—based on their beliefs, attitudes, policy support, and behavior about climate change. The Alarmed are the most engaged, are very worried about global warming, and strongly support climate action. The Concerned think global warming is a…
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Appendix III: Sample Demographics

Sample demographics can be found on p. 37 of the PDF version of the full report. Download the full report Table of Contents Executive Summary 1. Individual Consumer Actions 2. Consumers' Collective Efficacy 3. Consumers' Expectations for Industries and Companies Appendix I: Data Tables Appendix II: Survey Method Appendix III: Sample Demographics CitationLeiserowitz, A., Maibach,…
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Appendix II: Survey Method

The data in this report are based on a nationally representative survey of 1,006 American adults, aged 18 and older. The survey was conducted September 10 – 20, 2021. All questionnaires were self-administered by respondents in a web-based environment. The median completion time for the survey was 24 minutes. The sample was drawn from the…
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