Pope Francis Brings Spotlight to Climate Migration
A story in CNBC quotes RFF's Climate Insights 2020 public opinion survey.
"In his written statement, the pope affirms his stance that climate change is the result of human behavior, a fact which NASA supported with 'direct evidence' in a report released on March 25, but which some other religious groups have disavowed. (About 80% of Americans now believe that human action “has at least partly” been causing global warming, according to a survey published in August by the Washington DC-based nonprofit, Resources for the Future.)"
Report — Aug 24, 2020
Climate Insights 2020: Overall Trends
A survey of American public opinion on climate change and the environment
On the Issues — Mar 18, 2022
On the Issues: US Energy Independence, Moon Collision, and More
A biweekly newsletter connecting global current events, pressing climate and energy policy news, and economics research from RFF scholars. This week: US energy independence, moon collision, and more.
Common Resources — Mar 16, 2022
“Can We Please Stop Talking about Energy Independence?”
As long as the United States participates in the global economy and enjoys the benefits that come with access to low-cost minerals, metals, and fuels produced abroad, it cannot—and should not—seek independence from the global energy system.