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Polling young voters on climate

League of Conservation Voters Youth Climate Poll

A recent poll (PDF) conducted for the League of Conservation Voters suggests that young voters regard climate change as a threat and are suspicious of climate change denial.

YouGov poll on evolution

A new poll from YouGov suggests (PDF) that in the United States the level of public acceptance of creationism and the level for support for teaching creationism in the public schools are down.

NGSS adoption update

"Five US states have adopted science education standards that recommend introducing two highly charged topics — climate-change science and evolution — into classrooms well before high school," reports Nature (July 3, 2013).

Polling American scientific literacy

Pew Research Center

A new poll from the Pew Research Center and Smithsonian magazine offers a degree of insight into American scientific literacy on natural selection, the age of the earth, and climate change, although there were no questions directly addressing evolution in the sense of common ancestry or climate change in the sense of anthropogenic global warming.

Evolution and climate change in the NGSS

The final version of the Next Generation Science Standards was released on April 9, 2013 — and the topics of evolution and climate change, as expected, were not neglected.

A new Gallup poll on climate change

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"U.S. worry about global warming is heading back up after several years of expanded public skepticism," according (PDF) to a new poll from Gallup. Also heading back up are the rate of understanding that most scientists accept global warming and the rate of accepting that increases in the global temperature over the last century are mostly due to human activity.

A new Pew poll on global warming

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A new poll from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press asked about global warming and its causes.

Polling Republicans on climate change

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A new report from the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication and the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication suggests (PDF) that a slim majority of Republicans accept that climate change is happening.

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