This fact sheet provides information on climate change polling in the United States and internationally from Spring 2015 to Spring 2016. Overall, the studies show:
- There is a disparity along party lines when it comes to climate change, with a large majority of Democrats saying human actions are changing the climate, while fewer Republicans are convinced by climate science. Strong majorities of Independents say climate change is happening.
- There is bipartisan support for the federal government to do more to combat climate change.