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Quinnipiac Poll: Only 4% of Americans Say ‘Climate Change’ is Most Important Problem Facing U.S.

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(CNS News) — Although the Biden administration has essentially declared war on the oil and gas industry and proposes spending trillions of dollars on “green” energy to fight “climate change,” a new national survey shows that only 4% of American adults view “climate change/environment” as the “most important problem facing the country.”

In the survey conducted (Nov. 11-15) by Quinnipiac University, Americans were asked, “What do you think is the most important problem facing the country today?”

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In response, 10% said the economy, and fewer named economy-related topics: inflation/high cost of living (8%); labor shortage (2%); and supply chain/shortage of goods (1%). 

(Quinnipiac University Poll)

(Quinnipiac University Poll)

Twenty-five percent of the adults surveyed said the most important problem was an economic one.

Some of the “net non-economic problems” cited by Americans as the most important included division/polarization (11%), immigration/border security (8%), COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic (5%), and racism/race relations (4%).

For climate change/environment, only 4% of Americans said it was “the most important problem facing the country today.” 

(Quinnipiac University Poll)

(Quinnipiac University Poll)

As for social justice/inequality, only 1% of Americans said it was the most important problem facing the country. 

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Related to that question, Quinnipiac asked, “(If answered most important problem q7) Which party do you think would do the best job handling that problem: the Democratic party or the Republican party?”

In response, 46% said the Republican party and 35% said the Democratic party.

Quinnipiac also asked, “Do you approve or disapprove of the way Joe Biden is handling – the economy?”

(Quinnipiac University Poll)

(Quinnipiac University Poll)

In response, a total of 59% said disapprove and 34% said approve.  Among independents, 66% said they disapprove and 23% said approve. 

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To read the entire survey, click here.  (1,378 U.S. adults nationwide were surveyed from November 11th – 15th with a margin of error of +/- 2.6 percentage points.)

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