Wednesday, January 29, 2014
As much of the United States continues to endure frigid temperatures and surprising amounts of snow, most Americans say winter weather has been worse in their area compared to past years. But they're evenly divided over whether global warming is to blame.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 62% of American Adults think winter has been worse in their area this year than it has been in recent years. That’s nearly double the number of adults who said the same at the end of December 2010 but little changed from sentiments measured the previous winter season. Thirty-one percent (31%) say this winter in their area hasn’t been worse than past years. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted January 26-27, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork 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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