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3 Tips to Make Energy Efficiency More Appealing

Energy efficiency is a major deal – according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, it saved the U.S. $800 billion last year alone, and could cut power use 40 to 60 percent by 2050. But in order for that to happen, ordinary Americans have to buy in.   As this E&E article points […]

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Americans on Energy: Awareness and Attitudes Mixed

Pew Research Center’s new poll brings forth a variety of findings on American awareness and attitudes on energy.  While American interest in energy policy has fallen overall in the last year, there have been shifts in sentiment on specific energy options.      The attitudes are a mixed bag: support for the Keystone pipeline remains […]

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Little Change in Opinions about Global Warming

Little Change in Opinions about Global Warming

A new poll by The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press indicates small changes in opinions about Global Warming.  The changes that are noted, however, show continued decline in multiple dimensions of opinion, from severity to anthropomorphic causes to urgency to whether scientists agree.  The report also tracks support for energy policy […]

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On Energy, Green Issues, Generation Gap Is Pronounced

On Energy, Green Issues, Generation Gap Is Pronounced

Another survey confirms that younger people are more inclined to have a pro-environmental stance than older adults. The Pew Research Center survey reveals that the environmental generation gap is more significant than other issues that divide various demographic groups. 65% of young people (ages 18-29)believe that protecting the environment should be a more important priority […]

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