Survey on Fossil Fuel Companies’ Responsibility for Climate Change
June 21, 2019 | Grantee Publications | Climate Solutions

Fifty-three percent of Americans think global warming is harming their local communities, and 57 percent think fossil fuel companies share responsibility for the damages, according to a national survey from the MacArthur-supported Yale Program on Climate Change Communications. The survey finds that a majority also believes that fossil fuel companies should pay for most or all costs of damages resulting from climate change. Updated interactive maps show geographic variation in public opinion, and readers can delve into the full data set through an interactive tool and conduct further analysis.

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