Climate Notes

Swing States Support Renewable Energy

Between June and November 2019, Nexus Polling, in partnership with the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication, surveyed voters in six swing states – Florida, Michigan, Iowa, Texas, Ohio, and Georgia – on their attitudes toward climate change, their opinions on climate and clean energy…
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Americans oppose drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Sep 26, 2019 CLIMATE NOTE By Matthew Ballew, Anthony Leiserowitz,  Seth Rosenthal, John Kotcher, and Edward Maibach Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) has been protected from oil and gas drilling for decades. Recently, however, the Trump administration announced their plan to open up the ANWR’s 1.6 million-acre coastal plain to oil and gas exploration. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act…
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Who is willing to pay more for renewable energy?

CLIMATE NOTE BY Matthew Goldberg, Seth Rosenthal, Abel Gustafson, John Kotcher, Edward Maibach, and Anthony Leiserowitz July 15, 2019 In our December 2018 Energy in the American Mind report, we found that a bipartisan majority (85%) of American registered voters support requiring electric utilities to transition to renewable energy, even though only 38% think that wind and solar cost less…
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