Monday, December 22, 2008

Poll indicates more Climate Change Skepticism

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Polling Data

How serious a problem is global warming?

Dec. 2008

Apr. 2008

Very serious

41%

47%

Somewhat serious

24%

26%

Not very serious

17%

16%

Not at all serious

16%

8%

Not sure

3%

4%

Is global warming caused primarily by human activity or by long term planetary trends?

Dec. 2008

Apr. 2008

Human activity

43%

47%

Long term planetary trends

43%

34%

Some other reason

6%

8%

Not sure

8%

11%

Source: Rasmussen Reports
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 American adults, conducted on Dec. 13 and Dec. 14, 2008. Margin of error is 3 per cent.