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8. South Florida Sun Sentinel: Here's why Floridians, more than other Americans, believe climate change is real
Thu Oct 26, 2023, 11:16 AM
Oct 2023
Here’s why Floridians, more than other Americans, believe climate change is real

By BILL KEARNEY | [email protected] | Sun Sentinel
PUBLISHED: October 25, 2023 at 6:20 a.m. | UPDATED: October 25, 2023 at 6:33 a.m.

Floridians, more than other Americans, believe climate change is actually happening, according to a new study by Florida Atlantic University. They also want the government to do something about it.

FAU’s Center for Environmental Studies (CES) found that 90% of Floridians believe climate change is underway, whereas only 74% of Americans as a whole think climate change is happening, according to a recent Yale University survey.

Previous FAU surveys were similar, showing that 86% to 92% of Floridians had that belief.

Other polls show similar findings.

And Ron DeSantis is governor…
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