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4 Factors That Affect How People Feel About Climate Change

People around the world are increasingly united on the need for global cooperation to fight climate change. According to a new Pew survey, 78 percent of the global population supports an international agreement to reduce carbon emissions. However, this and other surveys have found that support for fighting pollution doesn’t necessarily mean a person is […]

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Majority of Young Conservatives Believe in Climate Change, New Poll

A new analysis by the Pew Research Center suggests that young conservatives are increasingly likely to believe that climate change is happening. The report, based on on a national survey of more than 10,000 adults nationwide, divided the American public into seven different voting blocs: “steadfast conservatives,” “business conservatives,” “young outsiders,” “hard-pressed skeptics,” “next generation […]

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Millenials & Green: Loving the Lifestyle, Lukewarm About the Label

Research released by the Pew Research Center earlier this month reveals that American millenials – who range in age from 18 to 33 – are a complicated bunch. Half call themselves political independents. All are “digital natives.” They also have a complicated relationship with environmentalism, says a new article by Grist Fellow Samantha Larson. Only […]

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Energy Trumps Climate in New Poll on Americans’ Priorities

A public opinion poll recently featured in the National Journal found that while climate change ranks relatively low on Americans’ policy priority lists, “dealing with the nation’s energy problem” ranks significantly higher. The poll, conducted in January by the Pew Research Center, found that 29 percent of respondents reported that climate change should be a […]

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Americans on Energy: Awareness and Attitudes Mixed

Pew Research Center’s new poll brings forth a variety of findings on American awareness and attitudes on energy.  While American interest in energy policy has fallen overall in the last year, there have been shifts in sentiment on specific energy options.      The attitudes are a mixed bag: support for the Keystone pipeline remains […]

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