This page contains a few of the questions posed to survey respondents in the Hoosier Life Survey.
Hoosier Life Survey Questions
“Climate change” is a term sometimes used to describe warming temperatures, greater extremes of drought and precipitation, or other large changes in our climate. Which comes closest to your own view about scientific understandings of climate change?
Do you believe climate change is happening (whether caused by human activity or not) to any degree?
Do you think climate change is caused...
Please select your level of agreement with the following statements:
When do you think climate change will start to harm people in the United States?
How much do you think climate change will harm people in Indiana?
How much do you think climate change will harm you personally?
How much do you think climate change will harm plants and animal species in Indiana?
Below are some of the impacts of extreme weather events or climate change. Have they affected you or people that you know? Please select all that apply for each row.
Have there been less, about the same, or more of each of the following in your community since you moved there?
Over the next few decades, how do you think that the number or severity of the following will change in your community?
Which, if any, of the following activities does your household take part in at your current residence?
If you own your own home, have the following been used/installed at your home to any extent?
How many people that live in your community are…
In your opinion, how would you say the following is changing in your community?
Generally speaking, how often do you hear about climate change in the media, including the newspaper, television, radio, or internet?
How much do you trust each of the following sources to provide you with information about how to prepare for the future impact of extreme weather events (e.g., flood, drought, severe storms, etc.) on your community?
How informed do you feel about the following?
If Indiana were to seek tax money to reduce the risk of extreme weather, how would you like to see that money used in your community? Please state your support or opposition for each project, program, or policy proposed.
Suppose Indiana proposed the following taxes to fund policies and projects that address extreme weather events facing the state. How much would you support or oppose each?