Understanding of global warming by elected officials
Variable: gwpol
Module:
Science Knowledge & Attitudes
Subject:
Environment
,
Science
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

The first issue is global warming. Global warming means a trend toward warmer temperatures throughoutthe world, with more extreme weather in many places and changes in food production that could affect our way of life. Some people believe that the burning of gasoline and other fossil fuels causes global warming. Others say that global warming has purely natural causes. Please look at Card B2. On a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means “Very Well” and 5 means “Not at All”, how well do the following groups understand the causes of global warming?
B. Elected Officials

Year Availability
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Very well
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5 Not at all
8 Dont know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
2006 2010
47 27
65 43
286 129
261 144
228 108
38 20
3 4
3582 1569
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 1338
Missing cases 61128