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Toplines - Heartland Gas and Oil - April 28-May 2, 2022

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Survey of 1,004 Likely Voters by Rasmussen Reports, LLC

Conducted April 28- May 2, 2022


How likely is it within the next 100 years that climate change will be catastrophic for humans, plants and animals?


30% very likely

20% somewhat likely

18% not very likely

24% not at all likely

8% not sure


How concerned are you about rising energy and gasoline prices?

60% very concerned

22% somewhat concerned

10% not very concerned

4% not at all concerned

4% not sure


Would you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose, or strongly oppose a law that would dramatically increase oil and gas drilling in the United States?

43% strongly favor

17% somewhat favor

14% somewhat oppose

16% strongly oppose

11% not sure


In your opinion, which of the following policy objectives should Congress and President Biden focus on more – increasing oil and gas drilling to help reduce energy prices or limiting carbon dioxide emissions in an attempt to reduce climate change?

52% increasing oil and gas drilling

34% limited carbon dioxide emissions

6% something else

9% not sure



NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence