Republicans Three Times as Likely to Repudiate Climate Change as Democrats

Climate change and global warming remain hotly debated topics in the headlines, not only among the country’s lawmakers, but also within religious communities.

Conflicting perceptions of the reality of these issues are part of the reason they are so contested. To see how the general public feels on the matter, PRRI’s climate change survey asked Americans if they thought the earth had been warming over the past few decades—and if they responded “yes,” what they thought was causing it. CONT.

Joanna Piacenza, Public Religion Research Institute