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Number of Americans who don’t believe in climate change rises

Posted By admin On January 17, 2014 @ 6:35 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

Stephanie Pappas
LiveScience [1]
January 17, 2014

The number of Americans who believe global warming isn’t happening has risen to 23 percent, up 7 percentage points since April 2013.

The latest survey, taken in November 2013, finds that the majority of Americans — 63 percent — do believe in climate change [2], and 53 percent are “somewhat” or “very” worried about the consequences.

The proportion of people who do believe in climate change has been steady since April 2013, but the proportion of those who say they “don’t know” whether climate change is happening dropped 6 percentage points between April and November 2013, suggesting that many “don’t knows” moved into the “not happening” category.

“People who prior said don’t know are increasingly saying they don’t believe it,” said Anthony Leiserowitz, the director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, which released the new results today (Jan. 16). [10 Climate Change Myths, Busted [3]]

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[1] LiveScience: http://www.nbcnews.com/science/number-americans-who-dont-believe-climate-change-rises-2D11943970?ocid=msnhp&pos=5

[2] climate change: http://www.livescience.com/37003-global-warming.html

[3] 10 Climate Change Myths, Busted: http://www.livescience.com/19466-climate-change-myths-busted.html

[4] Americans Spent $7.45B in 3 Years Helping Other Countries Deal With ‘Climate Change’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/americans-spent-7-45b-in-3-years-helping-other-countries-deal-with-climate-change.html

[5] UK: Number Of Climate Change Skeptics Doubles: http://www.prisonplanet.com/uk-number-of-climate-change-skeptics-doubles.html

[6] Belief In Man-Made Climate Change Collapses In Britain & Germany: http://www.prisonplanet.com/belief-in-man-made-climate-change-collapses-in-britain-germany.html

[7] Climate ‘czar’ says hacked e-mails don’t change anything: http://www.prisonplanet.com/climate-czar-says-hacked-e-mails-dont-change-anything.html

[8] Obama uses executive order in sweeping takeover of nation’s climate change policies: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-uses-executive-order-in-sweeping-takeover-of-nations-climate-change-policies.html

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