What are Erie’s perceptions of climate change?
This data was taken from Yale’s Program on Climate Change Communication: Climate Opinion Maps 2019. These maps show how Americans’ climate change beliefs, risk perceptions, and policy support vary at the state, congressional district, metro area, and county levels. The data highlighted on this page focuses on perceptions from Erie County and is based on data through spring 2019.
Global Warming is happening: 68% say yes
Global warming is mostly caused by human activities:
53% say yes
Most scientists think global warming is happening:
49% say yes
Global warming is affecting the weather:
Worried about global warming:
Global warming will hurt plants and animals:
Global warming will harm future generations:
Global warming will harm people in the US:
Fund research into renewable energy sources:
My governor should do more to address global warming:
My local officials should do more to address global warming:
Citizens should do more to address global warming: