Future of the Environment

More than half of all Americans say climate change is affecting their local community

Climate scientists say natural disasters are likely to become more frequent and more severe. Image: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton SS/CN

Brian Kennedy

Research Associate, Pew Research Center

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31% of Americans say climate change affects their local area.
People living by the sea are more likely to believe they're affected by climate change.
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