Tag Archives: Climate Change In the American Mind

5. Fatalism

Climate Change in the American Mind, April 2022 5.1. Few Americans think it is too late to do anything about global warming. A majority of Americans (61%) either “strongly” (39%) or “somewhat” (22%) disagree with the statement that “it’s already too late to do anything about global warming.” By contrast, relatively few Americans (17%) either “strongly” (4%)…
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4. Personal and Social Engagement with Global Warming

Climate Change in the American Mind, April 2022 4.1. Most Americans “rarely” or “never” discuss global warming with family and friends. Two in three Americans (67%) say they “rarely” or “never” discuss global warming with family and friends, while one in three (33%) say they discuss global warming “occasionally” or “often.” 4.2. More than half…
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3. Perceived Risks of Global Warming

Climate Change in the American Mind, April 2022 3.1. About four in ten Americans say they have personally experienced the effects of global warming. About four in ten Americans (43%) agree that they have personally experienced the effects of global warming, while 57% disagree. 3.2. About half of Americans think people in the U.S. are…
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2. Emotional Responses to Global Warming

Climate Change in the American Mind, April 2022 2.1. A majority of Americans are worried about global warming. A majority of Americans (64%) say they are at least “somewhat worried” about global warming. This includes three in ten Americans (30%) who are “very worried” about global warming. 2.2. A majority of Americans are “interested” in…
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