International relations experts' assessment of the current crises facing the world are often at odds with those of the U.S. general public.
A median of 69% of adults across 20 global publics we surveyed are in favor of expanding the use of natural gas.
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, people around the world are still concerned by the threat of global climate change.
A majority of U.S. registered voters say climate change will be a very or somewhat important issue when casting their vote for president.
Majorities across 20 publics say government investments in scientific research are worthwhile and express a lot or some confidence in scientists to do what is right for the public.
This roundup of findings shows public views about science-related issues and the role of science in U.S. society.
Americans give their country comparatively low marks for its handling of the pandemic – and people in other nations tend to agree.
There are widely held concerns about the safety and effectiveness of a possible vaccine and the pace of the approval process.
After months of living amid a pandemic, many Americans expect their lives to remain changed even after the COVID-19 outbreak is over.
In several countries, favorable views of the U.S. are at their lowest point since the Center began polling on this topic two decades ago.