Pew Poll Analysis: Faith Is Major Factor in Global Warming Views

A new Pew analysis finds that just one third of evangelicals believe in human-caused global warming.


By Dan Gilgoff, God & Country

Does faith influence Americans' opinions on global warming? A new Earth Day analysis by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life suggests that it does. As usual, evangelical Christians and the religiously unaffiliated are at opposite ends of the political spectrum. This graph says it all:
(Data from a Pew Research Center survey conducted April 23-27, 2008, among 1,502 American adults. Results for other religious groups are not reported due to small sample sizes.)

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