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Belief (and Disbelief) in Global Warming: 10 Years of Attitudes about Climate Change in the NSEE

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October 2019


Since 2008, the University of Michigan and Muhlenberg College have conducted the National Surveys on Energy and Environment (NSEE), a biannual national opinion survey on energy and climate policy. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the survey, NSEE released a series of reports highlighting the breadth of topics we have covered over the past decade. This report presents time-series data on how American attitudes about climate change have changed since 2008, as well as comparisons to Canadian opinion, collected through a parallel survey conducted by researchers at the University of Montreal.

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