Hamilton faculty and students are involved in survey research on issues related to sustainability. These survey data sets are available to the public through the following link:
Hamilton College Climate Change and Environmental Issues Youth Poll data
This data set contains responses of a nationwide sample of 900 high school students. Questions in the survey elicit attitudes, opinions, and knowledge about climate change issues. The survey was conducted in November 2006.
2007 Hamilton College Environmental Survey
This data set contains a nationally representative sample of 1,800 individuals. Questions in the survey elicit attitudes, values, behaviors and knowledge related to environmental quality in addition to general attitudes and behavior related to civic engagement. The survey was conducted in September and October of 2007.
2009 Hamilton College Environmental Survey
This data set contains a nationally representative sample of 2,300 U.S. citizens. Questions in the survey elicit attitudes towards the environment and environmental policy, behaviors that affect the environment, and detailed questions on social networks. The survey was conducted as part of the American National Election Studies (ANES) panel and individuals in the sample can be linked to the respondents to the ANES panel.