Wow! The Most Amazing Images in Science This Week

1 of 11

Our blue marble

Credit: JAXA, CC BY-NC-ND.
Although most Americans believe global warming's effects will take hold during their lifetime, they don't expect these changes to pose a serious threat…Read More »

to their way of life, according to a new poll.

A Gallup survey found that 54 percent of Americans believe global warming is already impacting the planet; another 3 percent think these effects will occur in a few years and 8 percent think these effects will occur in their lifetime. Meanwhile, 16 percent think global warming's effects will happen sometime after they die, and 18 percent don't expect these effects to ever take hold.

[Full Story: Most Americans Undaunted by Global Warming]   Less «
More from LiveScience
Author Bio
Live Science Logo

Live Science Staff

For the science geek in everyone, Live Science offers a fascinating window into the natural and technological world, delivering comprehensive and compelling news and analysis on everything from dinosaur discoveries, archaeological finds and amazing animals to health, innovation and wearable technology. We aim to empower and inspire our readers with the tools needed to understand the world and appreciate its everyday awe.
Live Science Staff on
Contact LiveScience on Twitter