Hancock County, Maine

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
70%
Hancock County, Maine
Global warming is caused mostly by human activities
57%
Most scientists think global warming is happening
58%
Global warming is affecting the weather
65%
Worried about Global Warming
62%
Hancock County, Maine
Global warming will harm future generations
70%
Global warming will harm people in the developing countries
64%
Global warming will harm people in the US
60%
Global warming will harm me personally
40%
Schools Should Teach Global Warming
79%
Hancock County, Maine
Fund research into renewable energy sources
87%
Provide tax rebates for energy efficient vehicles or solar panels
84%
Regulate CO2 as a pollutant
76%
Set strict CO2 limits on existing coal-fired power plants
73%
Discuss global warming at least occasionally
41%
Hear about global warming in the media at least once a week
40%
The President
Congress
My Governor
My Local Govt. Officials
Citizens
Corporations
63%
63%
57%
55%
66%
72%
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