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.
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.
Partisan Differences Over the Pandemic Response Are Growing
Polling finds public trust in medical scientists has increased but only among Democrats – while optimism about a vaccine is broadly shared.
Trust in Medical Scientists Has Grown in U.S., but Mainly Among Democrats
About six-in-ten Americans believe social distancing measures are helping a lot to slow the spread of coronavirus in the nation.
Most Americans expect a COVID-19 vaccine within a year; 72% say they would get vaccinated
Americans’ expectations for the year ahead include an effective treatment or cure for COVID-19, as well as a vaccine to prevent the disease.
Americans Who Rely Most on White House for COVID-19 News More Likely to Downplay the Pandemic
People in this group are most likely to say the outbreak has been made too big of a deal and journalists have been exaggerating the risks.
Dating and Relationships in the Digital Age
From distractions to jealousy, how Americans navigate cellphones and social media in their romantic relationships.
Americans are divided by religion on who should get critical care if there is a shortage of ventilators
Who should be given priority if some hospitals do not have enough ventilators for all patients who need help breathing?
Older Americans continue to follow COVID-19 news more closely than younger adults
More than two-thirds of adults ages 65 or older said they were following news of the pandemic very closely.
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.
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