How serious a threat does climate change pose to the United States? (June 2024)

How serious a threat does climate change pose to the United States? (June 2024)

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Extremely serious28%
Very serious18%
Somewhat Serious18%
Not very serious12%
Not serious21%
Don't know/No opinion3%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Extremely serious50%19%10%
Very serious26%23%9%
Somewhat Serious17%20%17%
Not very serious3%13%21%
Not serious3%21%38%
Don't know/No opinion1%4%5%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Extremely serious59%33%55%
Very serious23%29%25%
Somewhat Serious12%29%13%
Not very serious3%4%3%
Not serious3%3%2%
Don't know/No opinion0%2%1%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Extremely serious4%13%11%
Very serious7%14%8%
Somewhat Serious17%18%17%
Not very serious17%27%19%
Not serious48%22%42%
Don't know/No opinion5%6%4%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Extremely serious55%27%10%
Very serious27%21%9%
Somewhat Serious12%27%16%
Not very serious3%10%21%
Not serious2%10%40%
Don't know/No opinion1%6%4%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Extremely serious46%48%72%
Very serious29%28%22%
Somewhat Serious15%17%3%
Not very serious5%3%1%
Not serious4%2%1%
Don't know/No opinion1%2%0%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Extremely serious11%10%11%
Very serious12%9%6%
Somewhat Serious29%16%8%
Not very serious26%21%16%
Not serious20%39%55%
Don't know/No opinion3%4%4%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Extremely serious23%37%35%
Very serious17%23%18%
Somewhat Serious16%19%24%
Not very serious13%11%7%
Not serious28%7%11%
Don't know/No opinion4%2%4%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Extremely serious26%30%
Very serious18%17%
Somewhat Serious17%19%
Not very serious12%12%
Not serious25%17%
Don't know/No opinion2%5%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Extremely serious30%29%20%
Very serious22%17%11%
Somewhat Serious23%17%13%
Not very serious10%12%17%
Not serious12%21%34%
Don't know/No opinion4%3%5%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Extremely serious35%29%26%25%
Very serious26%26%13%10%
Somewhat Serious27%18%14%17%
Not very serious5%10%17%13%
Not serious3%14%26%32%
Don't know/No opinion3%3%3%4%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Extremely serious28%26%26%27%32%28%
Very serious13%19%17%17%20%14%
Somewhat Serious31%21%20%19%13%13%
Not very serious2%10%13%10%14%18%
Not serious26%18%21%22%19%26%
Don't know/No opinion0%7%3%5%2%1%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Extremely serious23%20%37%48%
Very serious17%21%19%13%
Somewhat Serious16%23%16%15%
Not very serious14%13%11%8%
Not serious26%20%15%15%
Don't know/No opinion4%4%2%2%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Extremely serious18%22%52%22%
Very serious20%16%16%21%
Somewhat Serious20%17%14%26%
Not very serious12%17%7%6%
Not serious25%25%11%11%
Don't know/No opinion4%3%1%14%

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