Archive | March 17, 2017

“Americans Tilt Toward Protecting Environment, Alternative Fuels”

Americans' Views on Energy Trade-Offs

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Given a choice, the majority of Americans think protecting the environment should take precedence over developing more energy supplies, even at the risk of limiting the amount of traditional supplies the U.S. produces. An even larger majority would prioritize developing alternative energy sources such as wind and solar power over the production of oil, gas and coal. Although these have been Americans’ preferences for some time, support in the past two years has been at record highs.