Americans, Politics and Science Issues

Resource Author: Lee Rainie

This report is the third in a series to examine the public’s attitudes towards climate and energy issues and the extent to which people’s knowledge about science connects to their view on the topic.
In this report, survey responses by the American public are contrasted with those of scientists to provide insight into the divide between commonly held views on science and the views of those in the field.
A paper looking at how scientists participate in public debates on science.