A majority of U.S. adults say they are taking at least some specific action in their daily lives to protect the environment, though Democrats and Republicans remain at ideological odds over the causes of climate change and the effects of policies to address it.
Q&A: Why and how we expanded our American Trends Panel to play a bigger role in our U.S. surveys
Nick Bertoni, manager of the American Trends Panel, explains how the panel works and what its recent expansion means for our future survey work.
Growing and Improving Pew Research Center’s American Trends Panel
Pew Research Center’s American Trends Panel (ATP) is now the Center’s principal source of data for U.S. public opinion research.
What our transition to online polling means for decades of phone survey trends
What does the migration to online polling mean for the country's trove of public opinion data gathered over the past four decades?
Phone vs. online surveys: Why do respondents’ answers sometimes differ by mode?
Pew Research Center conducts surveys over the phone and, increasingly, online. But these two formats don’t always produce identical results.
Personal finance questions elicit slightly different answers in phone surveys than online
People polled by telephone are slightly less likely than those interviewed online to say their personal finances are in “poor shape."
Methods 101: Random Sampling
The first video in Pew Research Center’s Methods 101 series helps explain random sampling – a concept that lies at the heart of all probability-based survey research – and why it’s important.
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