Public Perceptions of Climate Change: A Maryland Statewide Survey, Fall 2016

Maryland’s Millennials lead older generations in their certainty that climate change is happening, understanding of human causes, and concern over its effects. More than three-quarters of all Marylanders (77%) say they believe climate change is happening; 89 percent of Millennials say the same. A majority of state residents say climate change should be a high or very high priority for the General Assembly and Governor (55%), and they overwhelmingly support government involvement in protecting communities against the effects of climate change (75%). Download the Report Here.

This report is one of three released from a 2016 statewide survey conducted with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and PSRAI on climate change, energy and transportation, and public health.

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