Thursday, January 17, 2013
Most voters still consider global warming a serious problem, but less than half are willing to pay any more in taxes or higher utility bills to do something about it.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 63% of Likely U.S. Voters consider global warming to be at least a somewhat serious problem, while just 34% regard it as not serious. This includes 37% who view global warming as a Very Serious problem and 14% who describe it as Not At All Serious. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The national survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 5, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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