Most Americans say climate change affects their local community, including 70% living near coast
Some 63% of Americans say climate change is currently affecting their local community either a great deal or some.
Millennial and Gen Z Republicans stand out from their elders on climate and energy issues
Republicans ages 18 to 39 are more likely than their GOP elders to think humans have a large role in climate change.
Two-Thirds of Americans Think Government Should Do More on Climate
There is bipartisan support for several proposals to reduce the effects of climate change, especially for large scale tree-plantings to help absorb carbon emissions and offering tax credits to businesses that capture carbon emissions.
How Americans see climate change and the environment in 7 charts
For Earth Day 2020, we take stock of public opinion in the United States about global climate change and the environment.
U.S. Views of China Increasingly Negative Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Republicans are more negative than Democrats toward China, though unfavorable ratings have climbed among both parties.
U.S. concern about climate change is rising, but mainly among Democrats
The share of Americans who say global climate change is a major threat to the well-being of the U.S. has grown from 44% in 2009 to 60% in 2020.
New, emerging jobs and the green economy are boosting demand for analytical skills
New and emerging occupations are raising the importance of analytical skills, such as science, mathematics and programming.
More Americans see climate change as a priority, but Democrats are much more concerned than Republicans
As 14 states and one territory prepare to hold primaries or caucuses on Super Tuesday, here’s a look at how Democrats see climate change.
As Economic Concerns Recede, Environmental Protection Rises on the Public’s Policy Agenda
Nearly as many Americans say protecting the environment should be a top policy priority (64%) as say this about strengthening the economy (67%)
Renewable energy is growing fast in the U.S., but fossil fuels still dominate
Solar and wind power use has grown rapidly in the past decade, but as of 2018 those sources accounted for under 4% of all energy used in the U.S.
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