National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 19-20, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Which is more important, finding new sources of energy or reducing the amount of energy Americans now consume?
2* How serious a problem is global warming?
3* Is global warming caused primarily by human activity or by long-term planetary trends?
4* Is there a conflict between economic growth and environmental protection?
5* What is the better long-term financial investment for America: investing in renewable energy resources like solar and wind or investing in fossil fuels like coal, gas and oil?
6* Does Barack Obama believe global warming is caused primarily by human activity or by long- term planetary trends?
7* How would you rate the way that Barack Obama is handling energy issues such as offshore drilling and research for alternative energy sources so far as president…excellent, good, fair or poor?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence