47% Blame Humans for Global Warming
Nearly half of voters now think humans are to blame for global warming, although just as many still believe there is significant disagreement in the scientific community on the issue.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 62% consider global warming at least a somewhat serious problem. That includes 39% who believe it is a Very Serious problem, up nine points from February and the highest level of strong concern since June 2009.Thirty-three percent (33%) don’t think global warming is a serious problem, with 16% who say it’s Not At All Serious. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 3-4, 2014 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.
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