U.S. adults on importance of climate change issue 2008-2019

This survey represents the opinion of adults in the United States regarding how important they consider the issue of climate change between 2008 and 2019. As of November 2019, some 67 percent of the respondents said that the issue of global warming is extremely/very/somewhat important to them.

How important is the issue of global warming to you personally?*

Extremely/very/somewhat importantNot too/not at all important
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Release date

December 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 8 to 20, 2019

Number of respondents

1,303 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Original question: "How important is the issue of global warming to you personally?"
Figures for don't know or no response were not included. Number of survey respondents vary by year:
• November 2019: Fielded November 8 – November 20 (N = 1,303)
• December 2018: Fielded November 28 – December 11 (N = 1,114)
• March 2018: Fielded March 7 – March 24 (N = 1,278)
• October 2017: Fielded October 20 – November 1 (N = 1,304)
• November 2016: Fielded November 18 – December 1 (N = 1,226)
• October 2015: Fielded September 30 – October 19 (N = 1,330)
• October 2014: Fielded October 17 – 28 (N = 1,275)
• November 2013: Fielded November 23 – December 9 (N = 830)
• September 2012: Fielded August 31 – September 12 (N = 1,061)
• November 2011: Fielded October 20 – November 16 (N = 1,000)
• June 2010: Fielded May 14 – June 1 (N = 1,024)
• November 2008: Fielded October 7 – November 12 (N = 2,164).

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