Majority in US concerned about climate: AP-NORC/EPIC poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans regard the deteriorating climate as a problem of high importance to them. That’s the finding of a new poll by The Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago.

In all, 59% of Americans said the Earth’s warming was very or extremely important to them as an issue, up from 49% in 2018.

Roughly that many also believe the pace of warming is increasing.

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