What I find interesting are the many people in the survey who feel global warming will not affect them personally. That’s crazy! Global warming has already affected them from more intense and extreme weather and storm events as well as increased sea level rise along the coastal zone. This will only intensify over time if something is not done to cut carbon, methane and other green House gases.
How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps
By NADJA POPOVICH, JOHN SCHWARTZ and TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG
MARCH 21, 2017
The New York Times
Americans overwhelmingly believe that global warming is happening, and that carbon emissions should be scaled back. But fewer are sure that the changes will harm them personally. New data released by Yale researchers gives the most detailed view yet of public opinion on global warming.
Read the survey results here: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/03/21/climate/how-americans-think-about-climate-change-in-six-maps.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region®ion=top-news&WT.nav=top-news