Of the public think that reducing the negative effects of global warming and climate change will require major sacrifices.
Say they would support raising taxes on wealthy households to pay for policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S.
Of adults say they have taken some action — donated money to a charity, contacted a government official, or participated in an event — to express their views on climate change in the past three years.
Of the public say they would support increasing the federal gas tax by 25 cents per gallon.
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