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Rising number of Americans worried about global warming, study finds

In the wake of a contentious U.S. election and despite the election of a president who has publicly described global warming as a hoax, Americans are increasingly sure global warming is happening, according to  a national survey conducted by the George Mason University’s Centre for Climate Change Communication after the presidential election (Nov-Dec 2016). The proportion of Americans who think global warming is happening ...

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Americans, global warming, God and ‘end times’

John Kerry

For a significant number of Americans, the reality, causes and meaning of global warming are interpreted through the lens of their religious beliefs. Some reject the evidence that humans are causing global warming because they believe God controls the climate. Others believe that global warming is evidence that the world will be ending soon, and that we don’t need to ...

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Pope Francis influenced US’ climate conversation, says report

Pope Francis

Today more Americans and more American Catholics are worried about global warming than six months ago and more believe it will have significant impacts on human beings, says the report from a newly conducted study. Titled “The Francis Effect: How Pope Francis changed the conversation about global warming,” the study was conducted by the Centre for Climate Change Communication at ...

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