Report Summary

Drawing on a nationally representative survey (n = 1,018; including 908 registered voters whose data are included in this report), these findings describe how Democratic, Independent, and Republican registered voters view climate and energy policies.

This report is based on findings from a nationally representative survey – Climate Change in the American Mind – conducted by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication ( and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication (, Interview dates: April 13 – May 2, 2022. Average margin of error +/- 3 percentage points at the 95% confidence level.


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Yale Program on Climate Change Communication: Lisa Fernandez (, Jon Ozaksut (, and Eric Fine (

George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication: Edward Maibach ( and John Kotcher (