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Toplines - Energy Bill - April 24-25, 2010

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted April 24-25, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports

1* How important is it for Congress to pass major energy legislation aimed at reducing global warming this year?

33% Very important

22% Somewhat important

20% Not very important

22% Not at all important

3% Not sure

2* Do you favor or oppose a major energy bill aimed at reducing global warming?

39% Favor
40% Oppose
21% Not sure

3* Would a major energy bill aimed at reducing global warming help the economy, hurt the economy, or have no impact on the economy?

34% Help

40% Hurt
15% No impact

11% Not sure

4* Is it possible for government actions to significantly reduce global warming?

38% Yes

42% No

20% Not sure

5* To generate cleaner energy and fight global warming, it might cost Americans more money each year in taxes and utility costs. How much are you willing to pay each year in higher taxes and utility costs?

56% Nothing

19% $100

10% $300

3% $500

3% $1,000

2% More than $1,000

9% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence