Americans Believe Temperatures Have Not Been Warmer Than Usual

One of my pet topics to write about are the results of Gallup polls that come out once or twice a year from Gallup’s annual Environment survey. Gallup will poll over a weekend in March 1,022 adults aged 18 and older living within all 50 US states and the District of Columbia. From that representative

Politics Affect Perception of Warm Weather Causes

In a country where to believe or disbelieve in the reality of global warming is almost a political necessity, it is unsurprising that Gallup recently found that Republicans and Democrats are more likely to disagree on just why the most recent winter was warmer than expected. Based on telephone interviews conducted across the weekend of

Climate Beliefs Shift With The Wind

A new paper which looks at three separate studies shows that humanities understanding of climate change and global warming is at times unduly influenced by something as simple as how cold or warm it is on the day that they are asked.

Americans More Self-Centered than Ever

More and more Americans are turning their focus inward and ignoring the plight of that which does not directly concern them, as seen in the most recent statistics released by Gallup from their polling in early March of this year.

Americans Characteristically Uninformed About Climate Change

One of the best ways to gauge the American public’s understanding and views on the climate debate is conducted by Gallup’s annual Environmental poll. Conducted over March 3 to 6 of this year, the latest results show that Americans continue to underestimate the impact of environmental change taking place and are additionally wilfully ignorant of the issues.

Americans Divided on Gulf Oil Spill

A new poll by Gallup clearly shows that America is split down the middle when considering the implications and responsibilities of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. First and foremost for Americans to decide is whether the federal government should maintain the moratorium on offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, or lift it and

Oil Spill Renews American Fervour for Environment

The most recent poll from USA Today and Gallup has shown a dramatic increase in America’s desire to protect the environment. [social_buttons]This comes only a few months after the last such poll which saw a desire for energy production to take priority over environmental conservation by 7 percentage points. Now that margin has swung back

American's Growing Apathy to Environmental Movement

On the anniversary of the 40th Earth Day the latest Gallup poll shows that attitudes towards the environmental movement in America are declining. [social_buttons]Despite Gallup’s attempt to spin this as a “still positive” result, the 8 point drop in American’s attitudes towards the environmental movement is indicative of a growing trend. Whether as a result

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