Americans have a belief that climatic changes due to global warming are real.70% of the population in the United States believe in global warming and they say that it is happening. A small percentage of the population, around 53% of them believe that humans are a cause of global warming.
However, according to a survey,71 percent of the population trust climate scientists regarding the global warming. Some 82 percent of respondents said that the country should provide fund research into renewable sources of energy and 75 percent of them stated that America should focus to regulate carbon dioxide as a pollutant.
“Despite this support, President [Donald] Trump recently proposed massive cuts, showing once again that the Trump show is not the America show, even in fossil fuel states,” Whitehouse said.
According to Trump’s budget 2018 proposal, it suggests cutting $1.7 billion, from the Department of Energy’s budget. It provides funding for nation’s energy policies and research along with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory situated in Colorado. The Budget proposal also focuses on cutting down $5.7 billion from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which is a new edition to enforcing and implementing regulations of the environment and also helps buyers to find energy-efficient buildings and appliances.
The redder the state, The number of people say that they support renewable energy. In an interview, Fox’s Chris Wallace on April 2, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt The Clean Power Plan was defended by executive order. The president of America has still kept his promise that he made to people of America to roll back regulatory overreaches that have been occurring since a couple of years.
Whitehouse also noted that in 2009, Trump and some of his children — Ivanka, Donald Jr., and Eric — signed an advertisement in The New York Times saying that they “supported meaningful and useful measures… to fight climate change,” which they called “scientifically irrefutable,” Whitehouse said.
According to 2017 Gallup roll 71 percent of Americans believe that global warming is occurring, 68 percent of them believe that global warming is a cause of human activities and 62 percent of them believe that global warming and its effects have already begun.
34 percent of the Congress people, both the senators and representatives have a doubt about the climate change to be real, and in 2016 survey it is said that American Progress Action Fund, given by the centre is an independent, nonpartisan policy institute as well as an advocacy organisation.