New Polling Highlights American’s Global Warming Beliefs

June 10, 2011

Half of all Americans believe that flooding, droughts, hurricanes, wildfires and coastal erosion are being caused by or becoming worse due to global warming in the United States. The new findings are available in the report, “Climate Change in the American Mind”, which follows up on the “Global Warming’s Six Americas” research completed by the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication one year ago.

Anthony Leiserowitz, the director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, joined the Georgetown Climate Center and transportation, energy, and environmental officials earlier this week at the Transportation and Climate Initiative conference to discuss some of the his findings. A video of his presentation is available below: