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Table 4 Top five most followed climate-related Twitter accounts by U.S. senators

From: Trust, tribalism and tweets: has political polarization made science a “wedge issue”?

  Republicans # of follows % of group Democrats # of follows % of group Crossovers # of follows % of group
1. NASAa,b 6 12 U.S. Environmental Protection Agencya,b 20 53 U.S. Department of Energya,b 2 13
2. NOAAa,b 6 12 U.S. Department of Energya,b 13 34 U.S. Environmental Protection Agencya,b 2 13
3. U.S. Environmental Protection Agencya,b 5 10 NASAa,b 11 29 NASAa,b 2 13
4. U.S. Department of Energyb 4 8 NOAAa,b 8 21 NOAAa,b 2 13
5. U.S. Geological Surveya,b 2 4 Sierra Club 8 21 U.S. Geological Surveya,b 2 13
  1. Data were extracted from 89 senators comprising 49 Republicans and 38 Democrats. Also shown are follows by 15 “Crossover” Republicans (who are also included in overall Senate Republican statistics) who crossed party lines to vote with Democrats on the Hoeven amendment. aTwitter accounts followed by both Senate Democrats and Republicans; bFollowed by Senate Democrats and Crossover Republicans