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New Poll: Three in 10 Americans Will Pledge to Vote for Candidates Who Share Their Views on Climate

New polling results released this month reveal that millions of registered voters would sign a pledge to vote for, would volunteer for, or would give money to candidates who share their views on climate change, if asked to do so by a person they like and respect.   The research, conducted by the Center for […]

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Climate Change: It’s All About the Framing

Poll after poll indicates that climate change is not a top priority for most Americans. Concerns over the economy, healthcare, and the deficit continue to occupy the top of Americans’ lists of priorities, while climate change remains at the near bottom. Yet if climate change were reframed in these polls — and in the larger […]

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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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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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Climate Change Goes Mainstream: Summer 2013 Polling Trends Report

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce the release of the Summer 2013 Polling Trends Report. Synthesized from six months of polling on American attitudes from several organizations, “New Facts, Old Myths: Environmental Polling Trends” reveals signs that Americans are nearing a tipping point for climate change solutions. “New Facts, Old Myths” captures a unique moment in […]

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‘Hidden Thoughts’ — Not Poll Responses — Best Predict Climate Action, Study Suggests

Although we track polls to give an indication of American attitudes on climate, ecoAmerica’s philosophy is grounded in the understanding that true behavior and motivation to take action cannot be accurately predicted from a few direct questions. A new study supports our thinking. In measuring people’s explicit and implicit climate change and sustainability thinking, the […]

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Trends in America’s Climate and Environmental Attitudes: 2012 [new ecoAmerica report]

by ecoAmerica Marketing Manager Celina Plaza  ecoAmerica is pleased to announce the release of our 2012 report on Trends in America’s Climate and Environmental Attitudes. Each year ecoAmerica analyzes the major U.S. environmental polls. The purpose of this report is to look across several polls and data points to compare findings and bring forth the […]

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The Green Consumer, 1990-2010

In 1990, Joel Makower authored, "The Green Consumer." The book, which provided varied insights into the green consumer and developing green marketplace, spurred a discussion that is still going on today. Makower makes the point that despite the technological and other advances of the past twenty years, the green consumer marketplace hasn't grown at the […]

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