Factors influencing AMS members' beliefs on human-caused climate change 2016

This statistic shows the factors that contributed to AMS members being more or less convinced that human-caused climate change is happening in the United States and worldwide as of January 2016. During the survey, about 66 percent mentioned peer-reviewed climate science information a factor contributing to being more convinced about anthropogenic climate change.

Factors that contributed AMS members to be convinced of human-caused climate change worldwide as of January 2016*

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Release date

March 2016



Survey time period

January 6 to January 31, 2016

Special properties

AMS members

Method of interview

Email survey

Supplementary notes

Number of respondents based on those that are more (n= 561) or less (n= 87) convinced that human-caused climate change is happening.

* Original question: Which if any of the following reasons contributed to your being moreconvinced that human-caused climate change is happening? (check all that apply).

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