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09.12.13 – Report: Thirsty U.S. Energy Production on "Collision Course" With Climate-imperiled Water Supply
07.16.13 – Groups: White House Should Issue Executive Order Making Water A National Priority, Shifting U.S. To Clean Energy Future
05.22.13 – Nearly 70 Groups: Environmental Defense Fund Does Not Speak For Us On Fracking
04.17.13 – Report: U.S. Electrical Grid Could Be Reliable With Much Higher Level Of Renewables
02.12.13 – "Time Out" on LNG Exports is Sought from Obama Administration
01.10.13 – Poll: White House, Congressional Leadership On Clean Energy, Water Is High Priority For Bipartisan Majority Of Americans
08.16.12 – Survey: Most Americans Worry About Drought, Want Shift To Cleaner Energy To Avoid Water Shortages, Pollution
06.27.12 – Taking Back America's Energy Future from the Lobbyists: 1 Million Americans to Fight Industry Efforts to Kill Clean Energy Agenda
04.25.12 – Survey: "Partisan Divide" On Energy Issues Is a Myth, Strong Bipartisan Support Seen For Shift To Cleaner Energy
03.07.12 – Survey: Americans Not Warming Up to Nuclear Power One Year After Fukushima
11.16.11 – Civil Society Institute Study: U.S. Could Achieve Over $80 Billion in Lower Energy Costs by Focusing on Safer, Renewable Energy
11.03.11 – Survey: Congress, White House Focus On Fossil Fuels, Nuclear Power Is Out Of Touch With Views Of Mainstream America
08.29.11 – Report: U.S. Civilians Will Benefit from Military-Promoted Renewable Energy Advances
01.25.11 – Report: Price to Society of Premature Deaths From Electric Power Pollution Up to Four Times the Cost of Electricity Produced
12.21.10 - National Survey: Drinking Water Pollution Concerns Fueling Awareness Among Americans of "Fracking" Used to Extract Natural Gas
12.21.10 - NY Survey: Half of New York State Residents Are Aware of NYC Drinking Water Pollution Concerns Tied to Natural Gas "Fracking"
12.21.10 - PA Survey: Water Pollution From Natural Gas "Fracking" a Concern for Four Out of Five Pennsylvanians Aware of the Process
10.26.10 - 2010 Election Survey: Tea Party, Independent Voters Differ Significantly on Climate and Clean Energy Issues
09.02.10 - What If There is No Climate/Energy Bill? Greater Midwest Region Would Fare Among the Best
Under Transition to Clean Energy Future
07.28.10 - What If There is No Climate/Energy Bill? Northwest U.S. Region Would Fare Best Under Transition to Clean Energy Future
05.11.10 - What If There Is No Climate/Energy Bill? Civil Society Institute Report From Synapse Shows Clean Energy Future Still Possible For U.S.
04.28.10 - A Big Win for Massachusetts Jobs, Cape Wind Success Seen as Triumph of People Speaking Out Through Grassroots Organization
03.04.10 - Vermont Town Halls Went 14-1 for Closure of Vermont Yankee Reactor, as Anticipated by Civil Society Institute Opinion Survey
03.01.10 - Vermont Yankee Survey: Tritium Leaks Push Two Thirds of Vermonters to Favor Closure of Reactor by 2012, Only 9% Would Pick Nuclear to Power Home
12.02.09 - Move Towards Major Milestone for America's First Offshore Wind Farm Lauded by Clean Power Now and Civil Society Institute
04.22.09 - TheCLEAN.org and Clean Power Now: Rep. Oberstar Interference with Cape Wind Process in Direct Conflict With his Stated Renewable Energy Policy
12.12.08 - TheCLEAN.org and Clean Power Now: Rep. Oberstar Interference with Cape Wind Process in Direct Conflict With his Stated Renewable Energy Policy
10.23.08 - Montana Energy/Climate Survey: 72% Favor Ending “Tax Holiday” for Oil & Gas Producers, 7 Out of 10 Favor Freeze on Coal-Fired Power Plants
10.16.08 - Colorado Energy/Climate Survey: Most in state Oppose More "Subprime" Investments in Coal, Nuclear Power
10.01.08 - Indiana Energy/Climate Survey: Most in State Oppose More “Subprime” Investments in Coal, Nuclear Power
09.25.08 - Setting the 2009 Energy & Climate Agenda: Survey Finds Americans do Not Favor More “Subprime” Energy Investments in Carbon-Based Fuels, Nuclear Power
09.25.08 - WV Wind Farm Backlash Survey: Manchin Opposed on MTR Destruction of Coal River Mountain Site for Clean Energy
09.25.08 - KY Survey Outlines Top Priorities for Gov. Beshear: Renewable Energy and Increased Efficiency – Not More Coal Mining
06.26.08 - SURVEY: 3 OUT OF 4 AMERICANS ARE ANGRY ABOUT HIGH GAS PRICES, EXPECT TO PAY $5 PER GALLON AT THE PUMP BY LABOR DAY, SUPPORT SWEEPING ENERGY/CLIMATE ACTION
05.15.08 - The 'Invisible' U.S. Energy Efficiency Boom: ACEEE Report Finds U.S. Energy Consumption Cut in Half by One Major Measure since 1970 ... But Much of the Untapped Energy Efficiency Potential Could Be Wasted
04.22.08 - N.C. SURVEY: PUBLIC WOULD PULL PLUG ON DUKE ENERGY’S PROPOSED COAL-FIRED POWER PLANT IN CLIFFSIDE
04.22.08 - INDIANA SURVEY: HOOSIERS WOULD PULL PLUG ON DUKE ENERGY’S PROPOSED COAL-FIRED POWER PLANT IN EDWARDSPORT
03.06.08 - SUPPORT FOR CAPE WIND RISES AHEAD OF PUBLIC HEARINGS, BOOSTED BY DRAFT FEDERAL REPORT SHOWING NO MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL HARMS
02.28.08 - 2008 ELECTION SURVEY: DRAMATIC JUMP SEEN IN NUMBER OF AMERICANS WHO VIEW POLITICAL LEADERS AS WEAK ON ENERGY/CLIMATE ISSUES
01.30.08 - GAS PRICES AND 2008 LEADERSHIP SURVEY: 71 PERCENT EXPECT $4 GAS THIS SUMMER, BIGGER FEAR FOR PUBLIC THAN RECESSION, MORTGAGE MELTDOWN AND JOBLESSNESS
10.25.07 - SURVEY: CAPE WIND PROJECT BACKED BY 61 PERCENT OF CAPE COD AND ISLAND RESIDENTS
10.18.07 - "POST-FOSSIL FUEL AMERICA" SURVEY: BIPARTISAN SUPPORT SEEN FOR COAL-FIRED POWER PLANT MORATORIUM, STEPPED-UP FOCUS ON RENEWABLES, HIGHER VEHICLE MPG STANDARD AND MORE GREEN BUILDING
09.13.07 - MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL SURVEY: 65 PERCENT OF AMERICANS OPPOSE
BUSH PLAN TO WEAKEN ENVIRONMENTAL RULES FOR CONTROVERSIAL COAL MINING TECHNIQUE
08.15.07 - SURVEY: LEADERSHIP ON CAPE WIND, OTHER CLEAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS TO GLOBAL WARMING SEEN AS PATH TO NEW "MASSACHUSETTS MIRACLE"
06.06.07 - SURVEY: BIPARTISAN 78% OF U.S. VOTERS REJECT GO-AHEAD-SLOW APPROACH TO FEDERAL MILE-PER-GALLON CAR STANDARDS, STRONG SUPPORT SEEN FOR "40 MPG BY 2010"
05.08.07 - U.S. COALFIELD GROUPS CALL ON U.N. COMMISSION TO BAR ABUSIVE COAL MINING PRACTICES DESTROYING APPALACHIA
05.02.07 - CSI/40MPG.ORG SURVEY: $3.50 GAS EXPECTED THIS SUMMER BY ABOUT
3 OUT OF 4 AMERICANS, HALF WILL CUT TRAVEL AND SPENDING IN RESPONSE
02.28.07 - SURVEY: OVER TWO THIRDS OF MICHIGAN AUTOWORKERS, OTHER STATE RESIDENTS SUPPORT 40 MPG FUEL-EFFICIENCY RULE, MORE CLIMATE CURBS
02.14.07 - CSI/40MPG.ORG: “FUEL-EFFICIENT CAR GAP” GROWING AS U.S. FALLS TO TWO 40MPG+ VEHICLES, WHILE NUMBER OF GAS-SIPPING CARS UNAVAILABLE IN U.S. RISES TO WELL OVER 100
01.04.07 - NEW CONGRESS SURVEY: 2 OUT OF 3 AMERICANS WANT ACTION IN JANUARY ON STEM CELL RESEARCH
11.21.06 - SURVEY: 3 OUT OF 4 AMERICANS WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN, WANT DETROIT AND WASHINGTON TO IMPOSE 40 MPG FUEL-EFFICENCY STANDARD
10.18.06 - RED, WHITE & GREEN GRANT WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
10.11.06 - SURVEY: 45 MILLION “RED, WHITE AND GREEN” LIKELY VOTERS CUT ACROSS PARTY LINES, ROUGHLY AS BIG A GROUP AS THE REPUBLICAN PARTY
08.17.06 - HYBRID OWNERS OF AMERICA LAUNCHED TO ORGANIZE HALF A MILLION U.S. GAS/ELECTRIC VEHICLE OWNERS, ENCOURAGE “HYBRID FRIENDLY” FEDERAL AND STATE POLICIES
06.07.06 - MASSACHUSETTS SURVEY: 90 PERCENT WANT STATE TO BE U.S. LEADER IN ALTERNATIVE ENERGY, INCLUDING OFFSHORE WIND
05.31.06 - SURVEY: AMERICANS NOT WARMING UP TO NUCLEAR POWER AS SOLUTION TO ENERGY CRISIS AND CLIMATE CHANGE, FAVOR OTHER ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOLUTIONS
04.19.06 - REPORT: PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS TO GLOBAL WARMING COULD BE A MAJOR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR THE UNITED STATES
03.15.06 - BIPARTISAN 3 OUT OF 4 AMERICANS FAULT WEAK FEDERAL LEADERSHIP ON
GLOBAL WARMING & ENERGY ALTERNATIVES, STRONG SUPPORT SEEN FOR GROWING NUMBER OF STATE/LOCAL INITIATIVES
01.26.06 - U.S. MUTUAL FUND INVESTORS "COMPLETELY AT ODDS" WITH FUND MANAGERS ON HANDLING OF GLOBAL WARMING
12.1.05 - Ever heard of the Ford Fiesta that gets 45mpg in the city and 60mpg on the highway? Not familiar with the Volkswagen Lupo with a combined city/highway rating of 53.5 mpg? Don't remember a car salesman ever offering you a test drive in a GM Opel/Vauxhall Tigra that does better than 60mpg on the open road? Never been passed by the sleek BMW 5 Series Saloon that gets 50mpg on the highway? You are far from alone.
09.22.05 - Fed up with price gouging and federal inaction on energy, 4 out of 5 Americans- including 76% of Republicans- would support "a tax on the windfall profits of oil companies" if the resulting revenues were devoted to alternative energy research...
06.29.05 - Dogged by high oil prices and the war in Iraq, the American public is now prepared to start drawing lines in the sand of the Middle East, according to a new Opinion Research Corporation (ORC) national survey conducted for the Civil Society Institute (CSI) and 40mpg.org…
MUTUAL FUND SHAREHOLDERS URGED TO TURN UP
THE HEAT ON EXXONMOBIL'S GLOBAL WARMING
03.17.05 - SURVEY: 9 OUT OF 10 AMERICANS SUPPORT 40 MPG VEHICLE GOAL TO CUT
U.S. MIDDLE EASTERN OIL DEPENDENCY, GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS
03.17.05 - 40MPG.ORG POLL: 2 OUT OF 3 AMERICANS SEE BUYING MORE FUEL-EFFICIENT
VEHICLE AS "PATRIOTIC," HIGH GAS PRICES ALREADY DRIVING HALF TO DO SO
03.16.05 - FOUR OUT OF FIVE MASSACHUSETTS VOTERS BACK STATE STEM CELL RESEARCH BILL. BOSTON, MA.
03.16.05 - SURVEY: N.J. VOTERS SUPPORT $230 MILLION STEM CELL RESEARCH BOND
INITIATIVE BY 2-1 MARGIN. TRENTON, N.J..
02.15.05 - SURVEY: MORE AMERICANS SUPPORT STEM CELL RESEARCH, MOST BACK FEDERAL BILL AND STATE INITIATIVES- WASHINGTON, D.C.
12.7.04 - NEW CERES STUDY: MUTUAL FUNDS GIVE CLIMATE CHANGE PROXY RESOLUTIONS A COLD SHOULDER, EVEN AS PENSION FUNDS WARM UP TO THEM.
10.14.04 - KIDS ACROSS U.S. SPEAK OUT ON SCHOOL REFORM
09.15.04 - SURVEY: ONE-THIRD TO BUY CHEAPER CANADIAN DRUGS, 100 MILLION FIND INSURANCE COVERAGE CUT OR COSTLIER
09.8.04 - A new Web site from Results For America looks at the top holdings of the 24 largest equity mutual funds in the United States and finds that a full third of the most widely held stocks in the funds could be hurt by the glare of global warming or benefit from steps they have taken to cope with climate change. The Web site provides extensive company-specific data selected by RFA from the SOCRATES database of KLD Research & Analytics (KLD), the nation's premier provider of third-party corporate social research.
06.16.04 - "By a decisive margin of 74-21 percent, Americans support former First Lady Nancy Reagan's call for the Bush White House to lift restrictions on stem cell research in order to look for possible treatments for the Alzheimer's disease that afflicted former President Ronald Reagan prior to his recent death, as well as the other grave illnesses - including diabetes, Parkinson's, heart disease and multiple sclerosis - that are suffered by millions of other Americans, according to a new survey conducted on behalf of Results For America (RFA) project. The opinion survey of public attitudes about stem cell research is the first to be conducted since the death of President Reagan..."
04.29.04 - "Millions of poor and minority children in America's cities likely will suffer even higher rates of asthma as the result of a "powerful one-two punch" of higher levels of pollen and changes in the types of molds spurred by global warming along with unhealthy urban air masses caused by the burning of fossil fuel by cars, trucks and buses, according to a warning issued today by Harvard researchers and the American Public Health Association..."
04.12.04 - "Canadians Urged to Report Drug Company-Induced Medication
Shortages. Canadian health care consumers are being encouraged by
a nonprofit organization in the United States to help document cases
where they are unable to get prescription medications due to supply
cutbacks by drug companies seeking to discourage U.S. citizens from
buying lower-priced Canadian drugs..."
- "Community service and the more rigorous service-learning
projects in American schools have held their own over the last years
in the face of budget cuts and the new teaching-to-the-test focus
of “No Child Left Behind” (NCLB) school reforms, according
to a major national survey of 1,799 elementary, middle and high
school principals. . . . "
- "MoveOn.org misses the heart of the real debate about 'No
Child Left Behind' (NCLB) when it calls for the resignation of Education
Secretary Rod Paige and laments the lack of sufficient funding for
NCLB. Mr. Paige's comments equating teachers with terrorists were
unwise . . . . "
- Survey , Parent Support for "No Child Left Behind" Thin
- Only "50-50" Chance of High School Graduation for U.S.
minority students: Weak accountability rules found
- Poll: Americans See"Leadership Gap" On Solutions For Health
Care, Schools and Environment
- U.S. Agriculture, Food Supply Face Major Dangers and Some Opportunities
from Global Warming
- Wildfire Problem in the U.S. To Grow and Lead To Major Health
Problems if Global Warming is Not Addressed