Report Summary

This report is based on findings from a nationally representative survey – Climate Change in the Indian Mind, 2022 – conducted by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication (YPCCC) and the Centre for Voting Opinion & Trends in Election Research (CVoter). Interview dates: October 21, 2021 – January 9, 2022. Interviews: 4,619 Indian adults (18+). Average margin of error at the 95% confidence level is +/- 1.4 percentage points for the full sample. Margins of error for the four audience segments are: Alarmed +/- 1.9 percentage points; Concerned +/- 2.7 percentage points; Cautious +/- 4.6 percentage points; and Disengaged +/- 5.2 percentage points.

Principal Investigators:

Anthony Leiserowitz, PhD
Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

Jagadish Thaker, PhD
University of Queensland

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