Anthony Leiserowitz

Director and Senior Research Scientist, Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

Anthony Leiserowitz is a Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. He is an expert on public opinion and public engagement with the issues of climate change and the environment. His research investigates the psychological, cultural, and political factors that influence environmental beliefs, attitudes, policy support, and behavior.

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Varying Degrees: Climate Change in the American Mind

A decade ago, a nationwide survey showed that only around twelve percent of Americans were seriously concerned about climate change. Today, public perceptions have changed.

“The alarmed are between a quarter and 30% of the public,” says Edward Maibach. “That makes them the largest single segment of Americans…as their name implies, they’re alarmed about climate change.”