Polling Data on Climate Change


Brown, National Post, 24 Jan 2007
Andrew Dressler at Grist seemed depressed about the latest American poll results about climate change, which show that while 77% of people believe the earth is warming, only 47% believe there is solid evidence that humans are responsible. I suspect that the pollsters will wake up one day and find that there is a sudden, seismic shift like there was north of the border, where one week health care was number one issue and the next, climate change. Dare we use the phrase "tipping point"? It is coming to the US as well, just a bit later as Canada was later than the UK. We reproduce an interesting poll about what Europe thinks is important below the fold from an Angus Reid poll, ::Grist