For Earth Day: Two-thirds of Americans Believe Humans Are Contributing to Increased Temperatures: "For Earth Day: Two-thirds of Americans Believe Humans Are Contributing to Increased Temperatures
Strong majority claims it is doing something to reduce emissions, one-quarter say they are doing nothing
ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the nation gets ready to celebrate Earth Day 2008, attitudes towards global warming are little changed from last year. Two-thirds (67%) of Americans believe the activities of human beings are contributing to an increase in global temperatures. This is little changed from last year when 65 percent of Americans believed this. Last year, one in five (21%) Americans said they did not believe the activities of humans contributed to an increase in temperatures while this year 17 percent do not believe this."