Climate Change and Renewable Energy: Where We Agree and Where We Don't

The New York Times published a summary of research by Peter Howe, assistant professor in the Environment and Society Department at Utah State University, and his colleagues in the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, which demonstrates that Americans mostly agree on policies to address climate change in the United States. 

The article in the Times titled, Where American (Mostly) Agree on Climate Change Policies, in Five Maps shows through a series of high-resolution maps how support varies by geographical location in a way not previously seen. The results are based on statistical models of survey responses from over 22,000 people nationwide.

Their research suggests that widespread support exists throughout the United States for policies that encourage development of renewable energy and for the reduction of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.  Support for offshore drilling of oil and natural gas appears divided with coastal regions generally opposed to drilling in ocean waters and inland communities in favor of policies supporting offshore fossil fuel development. 
 

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