Louisiana

Public Opinion on Climate Change, 2019

Public opinion data come from the Yale Climate Opinion Maps (YCOM), which are based on a statistical model that employs nationally representative Climate Change in the American Mind (CCAM) surveys conducted between 2008 and 2019. The model combines geographic, census, socioeconomic, and political data with CCAM survey data collected by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication (combined n > 24,000). For more information about the survey question wording and methodology, please visit YCOM: climatecommunication.yale.edu/visualizations-data/ycom-us

Global warming is happening
62%
Louisiana
Global warming is caused mostly by human activities
47%
Most scientists think global warming is happening
43%
Global warming is affecting the weather
53%
Worried about global warming
55%
Louisiana
Global warming will harm future generations
60%
Global warming will harm people in the developing countries
55%
Global warming will harm people in the US
53%
Global warming will harm me personally
39%
Schools should teach about global warming
75%
Louisiana
Fund research into renewable energy sources
79%
Provide tax rebates for energy efficient vehicles or solar panels
78%
Regulate CO2 as a pollutant
68%
Set strict CO2 limits on existing coal-fired power plants
62%
Discuss global warming at least occasionally
30%
Hear about global warming in the media at least once a week
27%
The President
Congress
My Governor
My Local Govt. Officials
Citizens
Corporations
56%
55%
53%
54%
58%
64%
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