The partisan divide on the climate crisis and the role of oil and gas companies

Survey of 1,000 US adults from 7-13 October 2021

Do you think that global warming

is happening?

Don’t

know

Yes

No

Total

69%

12%

19%

Democrats

89

6

5

Republicans

42

21

36

How responsible are oil and gas

companies for climate change?

Mostly/completely

responsible

Some-

what

Total

60%

20%

13%

Democrats

83

10

5

Republicans

28

35

22

15

Not at

all

Climate change

does not exist

Do you think that global warming is happening?

Don’t

know

Yes

No

Total

69%

12%

19%

Democrats

89

6

5

Republicans

42

21

36

How responsible are oil and gas companies

for climate change?

Mostly/completely

responsible

Somewhat

Total

60%

20%

13%

7%

Democrats

83

10

5

Republicans

28

35

22

15

Not at

all

Climate change

does not exist

Do you think that global warming is happening?

Don’t

know

Yes

No

Total

69%

12%

19%

Democrats

89

6

5

Republicans

42

21

36

How responsible are oil and gas companies for climate change?

Mostly/completely

responsible

Not at

all

Somewhat

Total

60%

20%

13%

7%

Democrats

83

10

5

Republicans

28

35

22

15

Climate change

does not exist

Do you think that global warming is happening?

Don’t

know

Yes

No

Total

69%

12%

19%

Democrats

89

6

5

Republicans

42

21

36

How responsible are oil and gas companies for climate change?

Mostly/completely

responsible

Not at

all

Somewhat

Total

60%

20%

13%

7%

Democrats

83

10

5

Republicans

28

35

22

15

Climate change

does not exist