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Environment Update

More Voters Put Economy Ahead of Global Warming Worries

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Despite President Obama’s recent announcement of an even more ambitious plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, voters still put job creation ahead of the fight against global warming and don’t blame their fellow Americans for worrying about the economy first. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 3-4, 2015  by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.


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