The following news articles mention FAU or CES staff and faculty:
|02/29/2020||Yahoo Finance via PR newswire||
FAU Poll Shows Florida Democrats, Republicans And Independents Concerned About Impact Of Climate Change On Future Generations
"These trends in climate change approval ratings suggest that Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis' support of environmental issues since taking office in January 2019, which many view as a break from the national GOP, may be paying political dividends already," Polsky said.View PDF.
|02/27/2020||The Invading Sea||
FAU poll shows Florida Democrats, Republicans and Independents are concerned about the effects of climate change on future generations
"With a strong majority of Floridians [70 percent] saying climate change has them concerned about the well-being of future generations in the state [up slightly from 68 percent in the first FAU Florida Climate Resilience poll in October 2019], it makes sense that Floridians support policies to tackle the issue," said Colin Polsky, Ph.D., director of the FAU Center for Environmental Studies, and lead author of the study.View PDF.
|02/11/2020||The Washington Post||
The Energy 202: Florida Republicans have added the words 'climate change' to their vocabularies -- and to legislation
Of 1,045 Floridians surveyed by Florida Atlantic University in October, 56 percent agreed climate change is real and caused by people, including 44 percent of Republicans and 70 percent of Democrats.View PDF.
|01/21/2020||The Sun Sentinel||
Editorial: Florida provides perfect backdrop for GOP to offer serious climate action
According to a statewide survey released by Florida Atlantic University last fall, more than two-thirds of Floridians say that climate change has them concerned about the well-being of future generations in Florida and do not feel government is doing enough to address the impacts.View PDF.
|11/01/2019||The Miami Beach Times||
Two-Thirds of Floridians Concerned About Climate Change According to FAU
"In my experience in southeast Florida for the past five years, the private sector leaders are, regardless of party affiliation, not only actively concerned about challenges linked with our changing climate, but also committed to meaningful actions," Polsky said.View PDF.
|11/01/2019||The Sun Sentinel||
Floridians no longer have luxury to pretend climate change isn't real | Fred Grimm
FAU reported that 68 percent of Floridians worry that global warming threatened "the well-being of future generations in Florida."View PDF.
Two-thirds of Floridians Concerned About Climate Change and Feel Government Isn't Doing Enough to Address Impacts
The first-ever Florida Climate Resilience Survey conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Center for Environmental Studies (CES) in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, and the Business and Economics Polling Initiative (BEPI) in FAU's College of Business.
|10/28/2019||The Invading Sea||
Two-thirds of Floridians are concerned about climate change and feel governments aren't doing enough to address the effects
"Since the early 1990s, the climate change question at the national level has become increasingly polarized along party lines," said Colin Polsky, Ph.D., director of the FAU Center for Environmental Studies and lead author of the study. "Yet in recent years a growing number of states and cities have taken meaningful actions to recognize, study, and address climate change. These actions are largely consolidated in blue-leaning states, unlike Florida, and the national-level discourse remains polarized along partisan lines."
|10/28/2019||Tampa Bay Times||
Majority of Floridians call climate change a threat, FAU poll says
The partisan divide is less pronounced in a state already grappling with rising seas and stronger storms.View PDF.
Majority of Floridians recognize climate change as a threat, FAU poll says
While a Republican-Democrat split about climate change exists in Florida, it's not as pronounced as in the rest of the nation. "Nationally we tend to expect and see Republicans score much, much lower on that question than independents or Democrats," said Colin Polsky, director of the FAU Center for Environmental Studies, who led the effort. "The results from the Florida survey show much less difference."View PDF.
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