Poll: Chicago parents concerned about climate change
A survey of 1,620 Chicago parents from community areas across the city found:
- Two-thirds of parents worry about climate change in general, while 30% said they worry a great deal and 37% said a fair amount.
- Nearly three in four parents expressed concern about climate change affecting their family: 32% were very concerned and 40% were somewhat concerned.
- Latinx/Hispanic parents were the most concerned about climate change affecting their family (41% said they were “very concerned”), followed by Asian/Other parents (36%), White parents (29%) and Black parents (17%).
- Parents who reported they understood the issue of climate change better reported higher levels of concern.
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