Poll: Most Say God Not a Factor in Hurricanes

Warming Contributing to Hurricane Severity?
  Yes No
18-34   47%   49%
35+   35   57
   
Democrats   46   46
Independents   42   53
Republicans   24   70
   
Warming is Under Way   58   36
Not Underway   14   80

The number of adults who call global warming an urgent problem that needs immediate government action is about the same now as in June (41 percent versus 38 percent). Fewer call it a longer-term problem that needs more study -- 47 percent, compared with 58 percent in June; that's partly because more in this survey express no opinion.

Methodology

This ABC News/Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone Sept. 23-27, 2005, among a random national sample of 1,019 adults. The results have a three-point error margin. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by ICR-International Communications Research of Media, Pa.

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