U.S. adults on global climate change impacts by age group 2019

Among younger American adults, some 44 percent believe that climate change has affected the world a great deal over the last 10 years, based on a December 2019 survey. Similarly, 45 percent of respondents that were 65 years and older thought the same thing.

Opinion on the extent of global effects of climate change among U.S. adults as of December 2019, by age group*

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Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 28-31, 2019

Number of respondents

1,500 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Original question: "Over the last 10 years, how much has climate change affected the world?"
Figures may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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