Bipartisan Majorities Favor Tax Incentives For Clean Energy and Efficiency

A new in-depth survey finds bipartisan majorities support a number of tax incentives that seek to reduce the use of fossil fuels. The proposals, all introduced in Congress, include measures to encourage developing alternative sources of clean energy–such as solar and wind, making homes and commercial buildings more energy efficient, and the use of electric…

Major Report Shows Nearly 150 Issues on Which Majorities of Republicans & Democrats Agree

“Common Ground of the American People” Report Based on In-Depth Surveys of More than 80,000 Americans Defying conventional wisdom about a polarized electorate, a report based on in-depth surveys of more than 80,000 Americans shows that majorities from both parties agree on nearly 150 key policy positions across more than a dozen top policy areas. The…

Americans Favor Major Increases in US Aid Toward Sustainable Development Goals, If Other Countries Do Their Part as Well

When a representative sample of American voters were informed about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the amount of international aid needed to meet each of five of the key goals, and the proportionate share for the US, majorities favored increasing US aid to cover its share, provided other countries cover their share as well. …

Survey: Six in Ten Oppose Legislation to Delay Lowering Ground Ozone Levels  

A new survey finds that six in ten voters oppose proposed Congressional legislation that postpones, for eight years, current requirements to lower ground ozone levels.  Such ozone contributes to the creation of smog and is harmful to humans, but lowering ozone levels incurs economic costs. The legislation, H.R 806 Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017,…