Climate change is a broad topic that has been discussed extensively during the last decade. The main hypothesis was that Donald Trump had an impact on this discussion about the topic, and the research set out to see if our claim was true.
Google US was chosen as focus and searched for an answer, with the general query "climate change". In the 90 days prior to our research the interest spiked in two precise days: 27th September 2016 and 10th November 2016.
These spikes were located after two important events tied to the current election in the United States: the first presidential debate and the election of Donald Trump.
Looking on Google, the overwhelming majority of the content presented to the user was composed by news. The news outlets were then chosen as focus as the following analysis.