One-in-ten U.S. adults say they have taken part in citizen science in the past year, and 26% say they have ever done so.
Republicans ages 18 to 39 are more likely than their GOP elders to think humans have a large role in climate change.
Black Americans face higher COVID-19 risks, are more hesitant to trust medical scientists, get vaccinated
Black Americans stand out from other racial and ethnic groups in their attitudes toward key health care questions associated with the pandemic.
Polling finds public trust in medical scientists has increased but only among Democrats – while optimism about a vaccine is broadly shared.
About six-in-ten Americans believe social distancing measures are helping a lot to slow the spread of coronavirus in the nation.
Americans’ expectations for the year ahead include an effective treatment or cure for COVID-19, as well as a vaccine to prevent the disease.
Also, a declining share of Republicans say the coronavirus is a major threat to health in the United States.
For Earth Day 2020, we take stock of public opinion in the United States about global climate change and the environment.
Americans see “social distancing” measures urged by public health officials to limit the spread of COVID-19 as generally appropriate.
About half of U.S. adults are wary of health effects of genetically modified foods, but many also see advantages
Views about the health effects of genetically modified foods grew more negative between 2016 and 2018 and have been steady since then.