Poll: Two-thirds of voters concerned about Trump administration climate change report

About two-thirds of voters are concerned about the recent federal government report warning of potential dire consequences for the United States due to climate change, according to a new poll.

POLITICO/Morning Consult poll published Thursday found that two-thirds of voters surveyed are either very or somewhat concerned about the findings of the report. 

Fifty-eight percent of respondents also agree that climate change is caused by human activity, the poll found. 

The report, which was released the day after Thanksgiving, warns that current efforts to respond to climate change are insufficient and that climate change is a threat to the survival of mankind. 

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren: Dershowitz presentation 'nonsensical,' 'could not follow it' Bolton told Barr he was concerned Trump did favors for autocrats: report Dershowitz: Bolton allegations would not constitute impeachable offense MORE, however, has dismissed the report, telling reporters last month that he doesn't "believe" its findings.

Trump has frequently questioned the existence of climate change and cast doubt as to whether human activity has caused global warming, despite the scientific consensus that humans are the main driver behind the phenomenon. 

Trump also told The Washington Post in an interview last week that he is among the people who don't believe in climate change, citing his "high levels of intelligence."

“One of the problems that a lot of people like myself, we have very high levels of intelligence but we’re not necessarily such believers,” Trump said. “As to whether or not it’s man-made and whether or not the effects that you’re talking about are there, I don’t see it."

The poll was conducted on Dec. 4 and was based on surveys of 1,975 registered voters. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points.