U.S. teenager views on climate change causes 2019

As of 2019, around 86 percent of the teenagers in the United States considered climate change to be a result of human activities, and over 40 percent of the surveyed respondents stated they are very certain of this.

Teenagers' opinion on human activities causing climate change in the United States as of 2019*

Share of respondents
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Release date

September 2019


United States

Survey time period

July 9 to August 5, 2019

Number of respondents

629 respondents

Age group

13-17 years

Supplementary notes

* Original question states as follows: "Do you think human activity is or is not causing changes to the world's climate, including an increase in average temperature? If yes, how certain are you that human activity is causing changes to the world's climate?".
"No opinion" responses not shown.

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