Tag: Democratic Party (United States)

Political Elites in the GOP are Confusing the Public on Climate Change

It will come as no surprise that American Republicans and Democrats disagree on the climate change issue at the moment, and according to a first of its kind study, the gap between Democrats and Republicans who believe global warming is happening increased a total of 30 percent between the years 2001 and 2010.

Americans Disagree on Why Climate Change Is Occurring

New research from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire shows that many Americans disagree on why climate change is occurring. Additionally, much of what people believe is unduly influenced by the political party that they attach themselves to.

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.