- A majority of Americans (80%), from across the political spectrum (64% Republicans, 71% Independents, 94% Democrats), believe that the climate and weather are changing.
- Americans (73%), including Republicans (54%), are concerned about climate change. However, they think that fewer around them (57%, 55% respectively) are concerned.
- Who Republicans trust for information on climate has shifted drastically in a small, 3-year window of time. Republicans now look to scientists (77%), the President (48%), environmental organizations (47%), and health professionals (44%) for guidance.
- Republican support for fossil fuel production, like natural gas and oil, is dwindling. In just four years, Republican support is down 14% for natural gas production, and down 15% for oil production (now 67% and 52% respectively).
- A growing constituency of Republicans supports local climate action. They want their city to conserve energy (48%), develop clean energy (46%), and to educate the public about a changing climate (36%). While these levels remain below a majority, they represent notable 14, 22, and 21 point increases since 2015 respectively.
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