UNH Research Finds Majority of Americans Trust Science Agencies for Information about Climate Change

UNH Research Finds Majority of Americans Trust Science Agencies for Information about Climate Change

Jul 03, 2017
Seventy-three percent of Americans trust science agencies for information about climate change Credit: Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire

Seventy-three percent of Americans trust science agencies like NASA for information about climate change, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. This includes a substantial majority within every political group.

In addition, a follow-up survey by the researchers found more than 80 percent of survey respondents – again including majorities in all political groups – favor continuing or expanding NASA’s Earth observations programs rather than cutting them.

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