Yet renewable sources, like wind and solar, remain Americans’ overall priority for domestic production.
As has often been the case on policy questions about how to deal with the pandemic, partisans are far apart in their views on mask mandates.
Many Americans who are highly religious and identify with certain Christian traditions express discomfort with human enhancement.
42% of U.S. adults say that dealing with climate change should be a top priority for President Joe Biden and Congress to address this year.
Black Americans hold multifaceted views when it comes to trust in medical research scientists: Majorities hold largely positive views of their competence, but express concern about the potential for misconduct.
Most U.S. adults do not believe that requests for religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine are sincere.
35% of Americans say the federal government should encourage the production of nuclear power; 26% say the government should discourage it.
Americans regard advances in artificial intelligence and human enhancement technologies with a degree of caution and uncertainty.
Public views are tied to how these technologies would be used and what constraints would be in place.
Nearly all Democrats (92%) support a U.S. role in international efforts to reduce climate change impacts, as do 53% of Republicans.