PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment
Key findings from the current survey:
- A record-high share of Californians (71%) are very concerned about wildfires becoming more severe due to global warming.
- Eight in ten likely voters say candidates’ positions on the environment are important in the 2020 presidential election.
- Kamala Harris (19%), Elizabeth Warren (15%), Bernie Sanders (12%), and Joe Biden (11%) lead in the Democratic primary, with a quarter saying they don’t know.
- Majorities say the effects of global warming have already begun and support state actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.