Is Climate Change Making Winter Worse?
Most Americans say this winter hasn’t been worse than usual, but they believe climate change could cause severe snow storms.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 30% of American Adults say this winter has been worse where they live than it has been in past years. That’s higher than the 15% who said winter was worse in 2015, but well below the 62% who said so in 2014. Sixty percent (60%) say this year’s winter has not been worse, and 11% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on January 16-17, 2022 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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