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Americans Are More Concerned About Clean Energy Than Climate Change

New polling results released this month indicate that far more Americans are concerned about clean energy than global warming. According to the poll, which was conducted by the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University and the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, 61 percent of Americans say developing new sources of energy […]

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New ecoAmerica Webinar Now Available – Engaging Mainstream Americans on Climate Solutions

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce that a recording of a webinar about our latest research report, American Climate Values 2014: Psychographic & Demographic Insights, is now available online. The webinar details how Americans think, feel and react to climate and environmental issues. It also provides recommendations for how to use these findings to strengthen the […]

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New Research: Motivating Mainstream Support for Climate Solutions

ecoAmerica is pleased the announce of the release of our latest research report, American Climate Values 2014: Psychographic & Demographic Insights. ACV, conducted in collaboration with Strategic Business Insights, builds longitudinally on ecoAmerica’s previous research (ACEVS in 2011, ACVS in 2008, and AEVS in 2006), to paint a comprehensive picture of how Americans think, feel, […]

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Why Aren’t Americans More Concerned About Climate Change?

The last several weeks have seen a flurry of new polls and reports on climate change, most of them showing relatively low levels of concern among the American public. For whatever reason, most Americans don’t seem to make climate change a priority. But why is this the case? Gallup’s Editor-in-Chief, Frank Newport, has answers. In […]

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New Research: What Moves Americans to Support Social Change?

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce the release of our newest research report: Campaigns II: Recent Learnings from Other Social Movements. This case study examines the primary social and engagement factors that drove marijuana legalization, marriage equality, and Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign to victory, and provides recommendations on how to apply these learnings to successfully […]

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New Study: Natural Disasters Play A Significant Role in Americans’ Climate Opinions

A new study featured in Business Wire reveals that 57 percent of Americans cite natural disasters as being highly influential in shaping their climate opinions. The study, conducted by business communications firm Gibbs & Soell, also found that water scarcity is increasingly on Americans’ minds. Just under half of Americans say they’re more concerned about […]

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Why Are Latinos So Ahead of the Curve on Climate?

Recent polling indicates that Latinos in the United States tend to index far and above the general American population in their support for climate action. But what exactly is it about Latinos that makes them support action on climate in such high numbers? Javier Sierra sets out to answer that question in this recent Huffington […]

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New Poll: 83% of Americans Support Action on Climate

New poll results released this week by the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University and the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication reveal that Americans are supportive of action on climate change and have clear opinions about who can and should take this action.   Here are a few of poll’s key […]

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Energy Trumps Climate in New Poll on Americans’ Priorities

A public opinion poll recently featured in the National Journal found that while climate change ranks relatively low on Americans’ policy priority lists, “dealing with the nation’s energy problem” ranks significantly higher. The poll, conducted in January by the Pew Research Center, found that 29 percent of respondents reported that climate change should be a […]

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New Research: How to Move Americans on Climate

Poll results just released by the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University and the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication reveal a host of new findings about Americans’ climate attitudes and beliefs. While these findings provide valuable information to policymakers and advocates about where America is on climate, they can also guide […]

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