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Poll: People don’t think the government is doing enough to combat climate change
The clear majority of Americans say that the country is doing too little to address climate change, and people assign the most blame to corporate America. 69% of Americans support providing consumer rebates for more efficient home appliances. 65% of Americans support providing tax credits for the installation of solar panels. Nearly three-quarters of Americans (74%) recognize that climate change is happening, while just 8% deny it. Nearly two-thirds of Americans (65%) recognize that climate change is caused mostly or entirely by human activities. 66% of Americans want to expand solar panel farms in the U.S. and 59% want to expand offshore wind farms. 64% of Americans support reducing the amount of greenhouse gases that companies are allowed to emit. 62% of Americans say the United States is doing “too little” to reduce climate change.