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Most Americans Now Believe In "Global Warming"

Posted Jan 04, 2013 at 7:57 AM by Maurice Berger

According to a survey by Associated Press-GfK, 78% of Americans believe that temperatures are rising and 80% say global warming will be a serious problem for the United States if nothing is done about it. Even among Americans "who trust scientists only a little or not at all," 61% now say temperatures have been rising over the past 100 years, a substantial increase from 2009, when the poll found 47% said the same.

Most Americans Believe In Global Warning

Posted Sep 16, 2011 at 1:14 AM by Maurice Berger

While a number of Republican candidates for president reject the idea of global warming, most Americans believe in it. A survey Yale University survey reports that 53% of Republicans, 71% of independents and 78% of Democrats said they believe global warming is real. Interestingly, on 34% of who self-identify as members of the Tea Party believe in global warming; 53% do not.