Reproduced from Morning Consult; Note: Gen Z survey margin of error ±3%, adults and millennials ±2%; Chart: Axios Visuals

Gen Zers are about half as likely as millennials to watch sports often, and twice as likely to never watch, according to a new Morning Consult survey.

Why it matters: Only 53% of the 1,000 Gen Zers surveyed considered themselves sports fans — compared with 63% of U.S. adults and 69% of millennials — highlighting how the media model upon which the sports business is built could crumble in the years ahead.

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Ben Geman, author of Generate
Oct 21, 2020 - Energy & Environment

America leads global poll on divisions over natural gas

Reproduced from Pew Research Center; Chart: Axios Visuals

The U.S. is hardly the only country with a political split over natural gas, but it's particularly stark here.

Driving the news: A newly released Pew Research Center survey on global attitudes about the fossil fuels shows one takeaway how gas, coal and oil dominate the world's energy mix.

The cliffhanger could be ... Georgia

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

It hasn't backed a Democrat for president since 1992, but Georgia's changing demographics may prove pivotal this year — not only to Trump v. Biden, but also to whether Democrats take control of the Senate.

Why it matters: If the fate of the Senate did hinge on Georgia, it might be January before we know the outcome. Meanwhile, voters' understanding of this power in the final days of the election could juice turnout enough to impact presidential results.

Amy Harder, author of Generate
6 hours ago - Energy & Environment

Climate change goes mainstream in presidential debate

Photo illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios. Photo: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty

The most notable part of Thursday’s presidential debate on climate change was the fact it was included as a topic and assumed as a fact.

The big picture: This is the first time in U.S. presidential history that climate change was a featured issue at a debate. It signals how the problem has become part of the fabric of our society. More extreme weather, like the wildfires ravaging Colorado, is pushing the topic to the front-burner.

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