Tag Archives: Maryland

Public Health, Energy & Climate Change: A Maryland Statewide Survey, Fall 2016

Many Marylanders already currently deal with chronic health issues and prolonged periods of stress. Millennials report being under the most stress of any generation. Thirty-six percent of Millennials say they have experienced more than one period of prolonged stress and 20 percent were under constant stress over the last year. Climate change presents additional health…
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Preview of 2016 survey results: Marylanders’ attitudes and policy preferences on climate change

In this presentation to the Maryland Department of the Environment, we provide an overview of Marylanders’ public opinion from 2012 to 2016 with highlights from the 2016 data on Smart Grid, transportation, and community resilience. Download the Presentation Here. Citation: Akerlof, K. (2016, Aug. 24). Preview of 2016 survey results: Marylanders’ attitudes and policy preferences on climate change.…
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Promoting Community Involvement and Opinion Leadership in Protection of the Salt Marshes of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge: An analysis of audience and program participant surveys conducted for Pickering Creek Audubon Center

The research conducted for this report is intended to benefit the development of Pickering Creek Audubon Center’s outdoor experiential “Salt Marsh Stories” program at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. All four focal audiences—Audubon, higher education, and faith and business communities—have individuals who rank highly on conservation communication and civic leadership. Communication leadership promoting conservation is the highest among…
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Public Perceptions of Climate Change: A Maryland Statewide Survey, Fall 2015

For the past three years, we have been asking Maryland residents questions about their understanding of the effects of climate change and their preferences for the state’s climate and energy policies that fall under the umbrella of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act (GGRA). Creating jobs remains at the top of Marylanders’ priority list for the…
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