Skip to comments.Rasmussen: 51% Of Young Voters Believe Humanity Could Be Wiped Out Within 15 Years
Posted on 09/24/2019 8:52:37 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Over the next 10-15 years, 29% of all voters believe it is at least somewhat likely that the earth will become uninhabitable and humanity will be wiped out. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 71% disagree and find it unlikely.
The totals include 10% who consider it Very Likely and 37% who say Not at All Likely.
There is a dramatic difference by age on this question. Half (51%) of voters under 35 believe it is at least somewhat likely humanity will be wiped out in the next decade or so. Only 12% of senior citizens agree (and only 4% of seniors believe it is Very Likely).
In the early days of the Cold War, many young people had similar concerns that the world would be destroyed by nuclear weapons. Another generation was convinced that overpopulation would devastate the human race by the 1980s. While we do not have comparable polling data for those periods, the response of young people today seems very similar.
The data also reveals a significant geographical divide. Forty-five percent (45%) of urban residents think humanity may be wiped out by climate change in 10-15 years. Only 23% of rural voters and 22% of suburban voters agree.
Twenty-one percent (21%) of urban voters consider it Very Likely the earth will quickly become uninhabitable. Just 6% of rural voters and 5% of suburban voters consider that a Very Likely outcome (see crosstab results).
Data released earlier showed that just 10% of voters were aware the Global Climate Strike had been scheduled for last week.
ScottRasmussen.com releases new public opinion data every day relating to topics in the news and other items of interest.
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Shows the effectiveness of the propaganda they’re hearing on a daily basis.
the good news... when all these gullible kids eventually figure out they have been lied to and hood-winked.. they will most likely be the future of conservatism
Mass Delusion and Hysteria on display Live and in Color.
They need to send all their money to me—they won’t be needing it!
In a sane world, these kids would be angry in 15 years when the earth is still here. But, at some point of time, their attention will be slowly focused on some new doomsday scenario and global warming will be forgotten
Don’t hold your breath. Any generation stupid enough to fall for this malarkey may not have the mental capacity to wise up. I hope I’m wrong.
The voting age ought to be raised to twenty-five.
Or are they just hoping to have an excuse for not paying back their college debt.
I’m with you. They ain’t growing out of this. Too many of them are now in their 30’s and still living in Mom’s basement.
When they become 50.001% of the electorate this country is SCROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD!
Those who remember the 1960s and 1970s should also remember the “survivalist” manuals and books available at that time, since Civilization was supposed to collapse in the 1980s.
Then they moved the goalposts and the collapse of civilization was to be when the Y2K hit.
Is there any group stupider than Americans ages 15-35? That parents and taxpayers should have paid Leftists to miseducate their children is perhaps the worst failing of a generation in our history. It will not end well, and that has nothing to do with the climate.
Remember the OZone layer and how the hole was going to get so big and burn us all alive by the year 2000?
Yea, it didn’t happen and they focus on something else, that is why Al Bore had to create global warming and warn us all that the earth will flood and New Mexico would become ocean from property by 2012.... Yea didn’t happen either
These people are a joke, too bad nobody will expose them in publik skul
When governmental leaders tell them that what do we expect?
It is disgusting what these social justice frauds are doing to the youth of the world. Someone needs to counteract this - these kids need to be told that they’re being lied to and used. I can’t imagine how it will change the course of lives, thinking that you’re not going to be around in 12 years. This is criminal.
Think back. When did you start thinking for yourself?
There is a difference though. The people who followed the “survivalist” manuals and books were trying to fix a problem or prepare for a problem. The preppers were learning skills which helped them in other areas of life.
This group of morons are thinking “eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow we die.” They are learning nothing, preparing for nothing and will continue to be worth nothing.
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