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This survey is conducted in collaboration with the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) and published in the Canadian Press. This series of surveys is available on Leger’s website.
CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS
- Canadians (70%) are more worried than Americans (58%) about climate change.
- 21% of Canadians and 31% of Americans think climate change is caused by natural and cyclic phenomena that have nothing to do with human activity.
- 56% of Canadians and 45% of Americans believe they have personally experienced the effects of climate change where they live.
- 59% of Canadians and 47% of Americans expect to be negatively impacted (greatly or moderately) by climate change in their lifetime.
- 60% of Canadians and 49% of Americans think extreme weather events will occur more often in the future.
This web survey was conducted from October 7-10, 2022, with 1,534 Canadians and 1,000 Americans, 18 years of age or older, randomly recruited from LEO’s online panel.
To view the October 14, 2022 report, CLICK HERE.
In the future, do you think extreme weather events (such as wildfires, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts, etc.) will occur more often, about as often or less often than they do currently?
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