Environment

Morning Buzz | Mormon Church Promotes Three Women to High-Level Leadership Positions

[08.21.2015]

In today’s buzz, few Catholics have heard of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, plus what’s driving Muslim Americans away from the GOP.

Morning Buzz | Majority of Catholics for Religious Stewardship, One-third Say God Gave Humans Dominion Over Earth

[06.17.2015]

In today’s buzz, Pope Francis on humans taking care of the Earth, plus Voldemort’s success at the polls against GOP presidential candidates.

Five Facts on Catholics and Climate Change

[06.10.2015]

With Pope Francis’ encyclical due later this month, PRRI takes a look at what American Catholics think about climate change.

Republicans Three Times as Likely to Repudiate Climate Change as Democrats

[05.27.2015]

PRRI’s Religion, Values, and Climate Change Survey finds stark political and religious divides on views about climate change.

White, Hispanic Catholics Disagree on Issue of Climate Change

[04.28.2015]

PRRI finds an ideological divide among white and Hispanic Catholics on issues related to the existence, cause, and severity of climate change.

Morning Buzz | New Report: Attitudes on Same-sex Marriage by Religious Affiliation

[04.22.2015]

In today’s buzz, the divide between principles, practice in support for environmental protection, plus a majority says Boston bomber should face death penalty.

On Earth Day, Americans Support Principle of Environmental Protection, but Divided over Policy

[04.22.2015]

Although PRRI’s surveys find that Americans agree on the idea of protecting the earth, they are less supportive of and more divided on laws that would do so.

In the New York Times | “Riveting Session” on Climate Change at AAR

[12.08.2014]

In an article featuring American Academy of Religion (AAR) President Laurie Zoloth, the New York Times highlighted the release of PRRI’s climate change report.

The Morning Buzz | A “Megadrought” Could Be Coming for the Southwest

[09.02.2014]

In today’s Buzz, a “megadrought” seems likely to grip the Southwest, legislators discuss reimbursing doctors for end-of-life care, some suggest that the federal government would run better with more employees, and the same-sex marriage debate becomes a campaign issue in Florida.

The Morning Buzz | LA Mayor Plans to Raise the Minimum Wage

[08.28.2014]

In today’s Buzz, the federal government raises the amount of pot that can be grown for research, nearly one-quarter of American children live in poverty, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell leaves the witness stand in his corruption trial, Los Angeles’s mayor plans to raise the minimum wage, and the Obama administration takes on a sweeping climate change treaty.