- Most Americans trust the IPCC report, however there are partisan variances in trust. A majority of Democrats (81%) and Independents (61%) trust the IPCC report. Republican trust is split: 28% of Republicans trust the IPCC report, 25% trust what the Trump Administration is saying about climate change, and 23% of Republicans trust neither the IPCC report nor the Trump Administration on climate change.
- An overwhelming number of Americans, 79%, are concerned about the report’s findings. Across partisan lines, Americans are concerned about the consequences of climate breakdown. This includes over 60% of Republicans and more than 75% of Independents. Democrats were most concerned, with nearly nine in ten respondents expressing concern.
- Americans are more likely to take personal action after hearing report findings. The findings in the IPCC report are motivating Americans of all political stripes to do more in their personal lives to act on climate.
- A majority of Americans think the U.S. should place a higher priority on climate solutions. 72% think that climate solutions should be a bigger priority in the U.S., with half believing that climate solutions should be a top priority.
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