March 2015 – via Gallup

An aggregate poll conducted by Gallup shows that educated Democrats are less skeptical of global warming, whereas 74 percent of educated Republicans believe that the seriousness of global warming is “generally exaggerated”. This suggests that higher levels of education reinforce core partisan positions. It also suggests that partisanship is the main indicator in shaping American views on global warming, rather than education.

  • Educated Reps more likely than less educated Reps to doubt global warming
  • Democrats with college degrees tend to be less skeptical
  • Education related to self-reported understanding of issue for both parties


Read more hereCollege-Educated Republicans Most Skeptical of Global Warming