Though Fox News is more trusted by Americans on the topic of climate change than President Obama, neither source's reliability rating is anything to write home about.
A new St. Leo University national survey found that 17 percent of Americans think Fox News is reliable when it comes to reporting on global climate change, while 11 percent think President Obama is a trustworthy source on climate change issues.
The poll also found that Americans don't think global climate change is one of the most important issues facing the country today. Just 3 percent listed it as an important issue, while jobs and the economy, federal deficit and spending, and homeland security took the top three spots, respectively.
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When it comes to climate change, the survey found that Americans are more likely to turn to ''non-government scientists and educators'' (45 percent) and environmental groups (33 percent) for trustworthy information.
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