Do humans cause climate change? Even now, only half of Americans say yes.

Published May 25, 2023

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The Hill featured Sayanti Mukherjee in an article about how only half of Americans believe that humans cause climate change. The disconnect between popular opinion and scientific fact on global warming stems from an age-old partisan divide, climate experts say, and reflects the opposing stances of scientists and oil companies. “It’s obvious that climate change is real, and it’s happening, and we are witnessing that,” said Mukherjee. “There was a season for wildfires. Now, there is no season.” 

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