A new Harris Interactive study revealed that two-thirds (66%) of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender adults say that it is important to support environmental causes, compared with 56% of non-LGBT adults. Three-quarters (75%) of LGBT adults (compared with 53% of heterosexuals) believe global warming is happening right now, and by more than two to one proportions, 39% of LGBT adults say they have seen or read Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” while only 20% of heterosexuals say they have seen or read it.
-48% of LGBT adults say it is “very to extremely important” to consider environmental issues when voting for a candidate, compared with 35% of non-LGBT adults.
-40% of LGBT adults also say it is “very to extremely important” to consider environmental issues when buying and using products or services, compared with 26% of heterosexuals.
-28% of LGBT adults report that also is “very to extremely important” to consider environmental issues in choosing the company you work for or apply for a job, compared with just 16% of non-LGBT adults who agree.