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Poll: Gen Z Largely Believes Climate Change Is Inevitable, Though Roughly Half Think It Can Be Slowed

Morning Consult
09-01-2020

26% of Gen Zers think humans can stop climate change in its tracks while roughly half (49%) believe that the phenomenon can be slowed (but not stopped).

Gen Z expresses concern about climate at statistically the same rate as the general population, with 73% saying they are “very” or “somewhat” concerned about the impact of climate change on the environment.

When asked about their interest in pursuing a career in various sectors of the energy industry, Gen Zers are most interested in solar (50%) and wind energy (43%).