Politics & Global Warming, September 2021
5.1. Large majorities of registered voters support climate-friendly policies for their local community.
Across party and ideological lines, large majorities of registered voters support climate-friendly policies for their local community, including providing funding to help homeowners make energy-efficient improvements to their homes (85%), increasing the availability of public transportation in their county (85%), and constructing bike paths and installing bike lanes (80%). Majorities of liberal Democrats, moderate/conservative Democrats, liberal/moderate Republicans, and conservative Republicans support these policies.
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Leiserowitz, A., Maibach, E., Rosenthal, S., Kotcher, J., Carman, J., Neyens, L., Goldberg, M., Lacroix, K., & Marlon, J. (2021). Politics & Global Warming, September 2021. Yale University and George Mason University. New Haven, CT: Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.
The research was funded by the 11th Hour Project, the Energy Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Grantham Foundation.