Tag Archives: Climate Notes

Experience with global warming is changing people’s minds about it

September 7, 2022 We are pleased to announce the publication of a new article, “Changing minds about global warming: vicarious experience predicts self-reported opinion change in the USA” in the journal Climatic Change. Americans are changing their minds about global warming. Public understanding and worry about global warming has grown over the past decade. However, less…
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Who is willing to participate in non-violent civil disobedience for the climate?

January 25, 2022 Note: Some of the numbers in this report were corrected and updated at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, 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…
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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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