By Jamahl Hokstam
Who is a Millennial
First, let’s define who a Millennial is According to The US Census anyone born between 1982 and 2000 83.1 million people, or more than a quarter of the US population, exceeding the 75.4 million baby boomers.
Many millennials attribute their concerns from having witnessed global changes happen before their eyes.
Many scientists believe that human activities, such as burning fossil fuels, deforestation, and agriculture, are global warming. This has led to more frequent and severe natural disasters, as well as the displacement of millions of people due to rising sea levels.
Human activity has led to large amounts of carbon monoxide in the atmosphere. The constant heating of the core temperature of the earth continues to place increasing concerns about the planet’s future..
66% of Millennials feel there is more than enough solid evidence that the earth is getting warmer. 75% of those respondents say that human activity is responsible for this.
The effects of climate change are felt disproportionately by marginalized communities. This has led to a growing movement for climate justice, which seeks to address the unequal distribution of the impacts of climate change.
The Poll, 45% of Millennials feel that they should make a significant contribution to better the environment.
According to Pewresearch Millennials are more open to considering the purchase of an electric vehicle.
Similarly, younger generations are more receptive to the idea of phasing out gasoline-powered vehicles, with majorities of Gen Z (56%) and Millennial (57%) adults favoring phasing out production of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035, compared with lower shares of Gen X (45%) and Baby Boomer and older (38%) Americans.