Climate Change in the American Mind: April 2020

Yale University and George Mason University.
05/19/20

Based on surveying from April 7 – 17, public opinion about climate change remains where it was in the Fall, and not suffered due to the pandemic. Belief in the existence of climate change and its human cause are at or tied with all-time highs dating back to 2008. And majorities remain interested in climate change and media coverage of it. This, despite survey respondents reporting a drop in media coverage they have seen of the issue recently.

Topics:
Measuring Progress

How do we gauge the impact of public education and mobilization efforts?

Measuring Progress
Social Sciences

What influences people's thinking and reactions to climate change?

Social Sciences
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