A recent study by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communications and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication found broad support for adopting renewable energy among Americans. Here are some topline findings:
66% of registered voters say developing clean energy sources should be a high or very high priority for the president and Congress.
82% support funding more research into renewable energy sources.
80% of voters support generating more solar and wind power on public lands.
53% of registered voters say global warming should be a high or very high priority for the president and Congress.
56% say that policies to promote clean energy will improve economic growth and create jobs.
84% support investments to modernize and upgrade the nation’s electricity grid.