Climate Opinion Maps

This interactive map provides estimates of Americans’ climate change beliefs, attitudes and policy support at the state, congressional district and county levels in 2016. For more details on the methodology, please refer to:

Howe, Peter D., Matto Mildenberger, Jennifer R. Marlon, and Anthony Leiserowitz. 2015. “Geographic Variation in Opinions on Climate Change at State and Local Scales in the USA.” Nature Climate Change 5 (April): 596–603. doi:10.1038/nclimate2583.

Please see the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication for additional information, answers to Frequently Asked Questions, and to download the data.

An open-access preprint version of the paper can be found here.