Amidst deep partisan divides on climate policy, only a third of the public think the Inflation Reduction Act will have an impact on combatting climate change.
Most people are taking a variety of steps that reduce their climate impact, but they are often more motivated by finances than environmental concerns.
People are finding the science of climate change increasingly convincing, and 55% of Americans support a clean electricity standard that would decrease the share of electricity coming from traditional sources.
An AP-NORC Poll conducted in August 2019 examines beliefs about the impact individuals can have on climate change and actions they may be taking to reduce their own carbon footprint.
An AP-NORC poll conducted in August 2019 finds less than 3 in 10 believe it’s likely the world will act to significantly reduce carbon emissions.