Ready for a suprise?
Warren Business Consulting conducted a survey of oil and gas industry insiders who would seem to have reason to argue against the impacts that we’re seeing from climate change. However, this survey shows just the opposite — that most industry insiders believe climate change is serious, is mostly caused by human activiities, and should become an action priority for governments. Check out this survey and consider how you will affect climate action in your own spheres of influence as city and community leaders.
By Jerry Taylor | Niskanen Center | April 10, 2015
My colleague Sarah Hunt pointed out yesterday that public opinion is more supportive of government action against greenhouse gas emissions than conservatives might like to believe. While one might put that in the basket of “Things I Already Know,” another opinion survey from last spring is a bit more interesting. To wit, even oil and gas insiders have been persuaded of the seriousness of climate change risks and the need for government to act.
Warren Business Consulting surveyed 474 of these corporate actors about their opinions on climate change. Their findings?
Q1. Do you thing that global warming is happening?