Research Reports

Journal Articles

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Does the American Public Support Legislation to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions? (2013)

This report explores the level of public support for the government requiring or encouraging policies designed to reduce greenhouse emissions, as well as how their decisions are affected primarily by the cost of investing in new technologies.

Global Warming vs. Climate Change, Taxes vs. Prices: Does Word Choice Matter? (2010)

This report explores whether word choice e.g. global warming vs. climate change, has a significant impact on a person’s response to a question.

Opinion Polls Underestimate American’s concern about the Environment: Tweaking the Most Important Question Reveals More Concern About Global Warming and the Environment (2010)

This report explores whether recently conducted opinion polls mask the level of concern the American public has about the environment, by analyzing the word choice of the questions.

The Association of Knowledge With Concern about Global Warming: Trusted Information Sources Shape Public Thinking (2009)

This report explores the correlation between knowleldge of a public issue, specifically global warming, and level of concern for that issue.

The Origins and Consequences of Democratic Citizen’s Policy Agendas: A Study of Popular Concern About Global Warming (2005)

Similarly to the report above, this report explores the relationship between the level of knowledge of a public issue, and the concern the public has for that issue.

The Impact of the Fall 1997 Debate About Global Warming on American Public (1998)

This report describes the impact that the Fall 1997 debate in Kyoto, Japan about global warming had on the way Americans perceived the issue.

Reports of Surveys

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Americans Back Preparation for Extreme Weather and Sea-level Rise (2013) Topline
Majority of Americans Continue to Believe that Global Warming is Real (2010)
Featuring Skeptics in News Media Stories Reduces Public Beliefs in the Seriousness of Global Warming (2009)
Fuel Costs Boost Conservation Efforts; 7 in 10 Reducing “Carbon Footprint (2008)
Concern Soars About Global Warming As World’s Top Environmental Threat (2007)
Intensity Spikes in Concern on Warming; Many See A Change in Weather Patterns (2006)
Global Warming: The Buck Stops Here (2007)
America’s Report Card on the Environment: Second Annual Report (2007)

News Articles Authored by Jon Krosnick

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The Climate Majority (2010)
State of the Nation: Getting Warmer (2009)