85% of Americans are not climate sceptics (says this survey). Surly that is plenty enough for political action on climate policy? Or does it need to be 87%? 94%? 99.9%? 🤷‍♂️⤵️
15 per cent of Americans believe either that the climate is not changing at all, or that it is not changing due to human causes = highest rate of climate scepticism of any major country. & reporting
The left-right divide over climate change is wider in the US than anywhere else. @
Asia understands climate science better than Europe, and the US and Saudi are the most ignorant. Not a huge surprise.
#WinnersLosers #Sustainability and climate change
Survey underscores high levels of US scepticism on climate change - Level of denial is five times as high as fellow big carbon emitters China and India
According to this survey, the U.S. has the highest % of climate deniers (though only 15%). The Scandinavian countries and Germany are surprisingly high in the rankings. These numbers are much much lower than others I've seen.
Also, people in places that sell lots of fossil fuel adapt their beliefs about climate change to fit via
#US, #SaudiArabia, #Norway most #climate-sceptic nations (Q: What else do they have in common? A: Lots of oil) via
Survey underscores high levels of US scepticism on climate change