More than 7 in 10 Americans favor expanding the use of natural gas as a source of energy, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. Some 47 percent support greater use of oil, while 38 percent favor using more coal.
Source: Brian Kennedy, Alison Spencer and Cary Funk, “Natural gas viewed more positively than other fossil fuels across 20 global publics,” Pew Research Center, Oct. 19, 2020, https://tinyurl.com/yase33l9
Data for the graphic are as follows:
|Energy Source||Percentage Who Favor Greater Use|