New Poll Uncovers What Nearly 70% of Americans Believe the US Should Do Amid Rising Temperatures

By Olivia Smith | May 7, 2024

Growing awareness

In a recent survey conducted by CBS News and YouGov, a significant majority of Americans expressed support for initiatives aimed at addressing the root causes of rising global temperatures, with a notable portion advocating for prompt action.

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These findings indicate a growing awareness within the nation regarding the effects of climate change on their personal lives and local communities.

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In a survey encompassing more than 2,200 American adults, conducted from April 16-19, it was revealed that 52% believe that urgent action is necessary to tackle the issue of climate change "right now," with another 17% saying we should act "in the next few years."