While Karl et al. 2015 blathers on about eliminating the “hiatus” in global warming through creative adjustments and cherry picking of periods to achieve a desired outcome, Rasmussen Reports made a release this morning on the poll question: “How Serious a Problem Is Global Warming?” They have a link to their historical trends, which is all in a table format that took some work to untangle. Here is what it looks like over time: (it looks like a hiatus to me)
Note the right panel of the graph. I found it interesting that the firm seems to think that the topic is less worthy of polling on more recently. There have not been big changes over time; really just polling noise and no real trends.
You won’t find the demographic breakdowns all that surprising. Here are a few highlights:
Good luck to NCDC and Tom Karl on trying to erase this one.
h/t to reader Tom