It’s Not Easy Being Green

… As far as American public opinion is concerned, reducing energy dependence is a top priority. While a majority of Americans across the political spectrum favor measures that emphasize the development of alternative energy and energy conservation, they are not willing to personally pay increased taxes to encourage the use of alternative energy. Moreover, there has a been shift in opinion toward emphasizing energy production over environmental protection. [cont.]

Dina Smeltz, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

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