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.
An AP-NORC poll conducted in August 2019 looks at climate change beliefs – does it exist, who is responsible, and who should fix it.