Religious Groups Differ on Climate Change


Nearly half of all Americans—but only 34 of white evangelical Protestants—think human activity is responsible for global warming, according to a new findings from the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. (Click on image for larger view.) Seventeen percent of white evangelical Protestants say natural patterns are the cause of global warming, while 31 percent do not believe the earth is warming at all.
According to the survey, black Protestants, white non-Hispanic Catholics, white mainline Protestants, and religiously unaffiliated Americans are all significantly more likely to believe the evidence for global warming—and all these groups are more likely than evangelical Christians to believe human activity is the cause of climate change. —Heather Wax

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