Research published in Climatic Change: Spatial distribution of partisan climate beliefs

New research by Matto Mildenberger was just published in the journal Climatic Change.  Working with co-authors at Yale University and Utah State University, the Matto created the first maps of partisan climate and energy beliefs at the US state and congressional district levels. The research finds substantial variation in Republican climate beliefs - including substantial support among Republicans for some climate policies that appears out of step with elite climate policy messaging within the party.

To read the full research paper, you can click here.

These data are also available for download as part of an interactive visualization tool you can access here: http://climatecommunication.yale.edu/visualizations-data/partisan-maps-2016/

 New online visualization tool to map Democratic and Republican climate beliefs.

New online visualization tool to map Democratic and Republican climate beliefs.

This research has been covered by Scientific American and the Independent.