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September 28 2010

Informing an Effective Response to Climate Change

Education and communication are among the most powerful tools the nation has to bring hidden hazards to public attention, understanding, and action. Citizens, governments, and the private sector cannot factor climate change into their decisions...

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Topics: Attitudes & Beliefs Citizen Behavior Knowledge / Climate Literacy Policy Support Politics / Elections Risk Communication Six Americas
June 08 2010

Public Support for Climate & Energy Policies in June 2010

A national survey of Americans' support and opposition to climate and energy policies. The survey was fielded from May 14 to June 1, 2010 with a nationally representative sample of 1,024 adults, using the online research panel of Knowledge Networks.

The report includes measures of overall public support for specific policies, a breakdown by political party, and how public support has changed since January, 2010 and November, 2008. A few highlights and changes since January, 2010:

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Topics: Policy Support Politics / Elections
April 23 2010

Citizen’s Guide to Taking Action on Climate Change

Citizen’s Guide to Taking Action on Climate Change

Scientists currently estimate that avoiding dangerous climate change would require significant emissions reductions below 1990 levels by 2050. In addition to preventing dangerous impacts from climate change such as sea level rise and severe weather events, climate action can promote economic prosperity, energy security, more livable communities, and create ample cost-saving opportunities for businesses and homes.

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Topics: Citizen Behavior Energy Use / Conservation Politics / Elections
February 05 2010

Public Support for Climate & Energy Policies in January 2010

Today the Yale Project on Climate Change is releasing the second wave of results from their recent national survey. This report finds that, despite the recent drops in public beliefs and concern about global warming, a large majority of Americans—regardless of political affiliation—support the passage of federal climate and energy policies.

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Topics: Policy Support Politics / Elections
February 04 2010

Americans Support Strong Climate & Energy Policies

Americans Support Strong Climate & Energy Policies

Today the Yale Project on Climate Change is releasing the second wave of results from their recent national survey. This report finds that, despite the recent drops in public beliefs and concern about global warming, a large majority of Americans—regardless of political affiliation—support the passage of federal climate and energy policies.

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Topics: Policy Support Politics / Elections
March 23 2009

Global Warming and the 2008 Presidential Election

Nearly two out of three undecided voters say that the presidential candidates' positions on global warming will influence their vote in the upcoming election, according to a new national survey released jointly today by researchers at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and George Mason University. Consistent with other recent polls, the survey found that 48 percent of registered voters said they will vote or are leaning toward voting for Barack Obama, while 39 percent say they will vote or are leaning toward voting for John McCain. Nine percent of registered voters were still undecided as of Oct. 14.

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