Public Perceptions of Federal Agencies that Conduct Climate Change Research

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Teresa Myers

George Mason University - Center for Climate Change Communication

Edward W. Maibach

George Mason University - Center for Climate Change Communication

Connie Roser-Renouf

George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication

Ashley Anderson

George Mason University - Center for Climate Change Communication

Neil Stenhouse

George Mason University - Center for Climate Change Communication

Anthony Leiserowitz

Yale University

Date Written: December 10, 2012

Abstract

This report contains results from a nationally representative survey of American adults conducted in April and May 2012. The survey examined public beliefs about federal agencies that are engaged in climate change research, and assessed which agencies the public looks to for answers to their questions on the issue. Furthermore, participants visited NASA’s climate change website.

Keywords: Climate Change Communication, Federal Scientific Agencies, Trust

Suggested Citation

Myers, Teresa and Maibach, Edward W. and Roser-Renouf, Connie and Anderson, Ashley and Stenhouse, Neil and Leiserowitz, Anthony, Public Perceptions of Federal Agencies that Conduct Climate Change Research (December 10, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2264267 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2264267

Teresa Myers (Contact Author)

George Mason University - Center for Climate Change Communication ( email )

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Edward W. Maibach

George Mason University - Center for Climate Change Communication ( email )

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Connie Roser-Renouf

George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication ( email )

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Ashley Anderson

George Mason University - Center for Climate Change Communication ( email )

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Neil Stenhouse

George Mason University - Center for Climate Change Communication ( email )

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Anthony Leiserowitz

Yale University ( email )

New Haven, CT 06520
United States

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