Tag Archives: Climate Notes

Americans increasingly understand that climate change harms human health

John Kotcher, Edward Maibach, Seth Rosenthal, Abel Gustafson, and Anthony Leiserowitz The U.S. National Climate Assessment conducted in 2018 concluded that climate change is already harming people and communities across America. For many Americans, the most personally relevant climate impacts are the significant risks it poses to their health. As the climate continues to warm,…
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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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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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Which racial/ethnic groups care most about climate change?

Matthew Ballew, Edward Maibach, John Kotcher, Parrish Bergquist, Seth Rosenthal, Jennifer Marlon, Anthony Leiserowitz Climate change disproportionately affects members of disadvantaged communities and groups who face socioeconomic inequalities, including many people of color. As the United States becomes more racially and ethnically diverse, promoting public engagement with climate change across diverse audiences is becoming increasingly…
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