15 May '12, 7pm

Fewer Americans Believe Climate Change Is Not Happening Than We Think

It sounds a bit mind game-ish tongue twister-ish but according to the latest edition of Yale University's ongoing series of surveys about American's attitudes and beliefs about climate change and what is or isn't causing it, it's the truth. The Climate Change in the American Mind report says, as of March 2012, just 14% of people in the US don't believe the the world is warming, the climate is changing, the weather is weirding, or however you want to phrase it. But when asked to estimate how many people in the nation think that way, people put that figure at 21%. Perhaps not a life changing realization but interesting. At the same time, the percentage of people in the US who believe the planet is warming (which, remember, it is and continues to) stands now at 66%, up 3% since last November. Interestingly though, now less than half of people surveyed attributed that warming ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/fewer-americans-...

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