6 Apr 2010, 5:07pm
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AMS/NWA sponsored survey of TV weathercasters: 63% Believe Global Warming is Mostly Natural

Only 4% trust politicians on climate change information

Watts Up With That, 29/03/2010 [here]

In January and February 2010, using a web-based method, we surveyed all broadcast TV members of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and the National Weather Association (NWA) using member email lists provided by the two professional associations. …

Survey participants responded to a variety of questions assessing their beliefs in and attitudes about “global warming,” questions that have been used previously in our public opinion research.2 More than half of our respondent (54%) indicated that global warming is happening, 25% indicated it isn’t, and 21% say they don’t know yet. About one-third (31%) reported that global warming is caused mostly by human activities, while almost two-thirds (63%) reported it is caused mostly by natural changes in the environment. … [more]

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