Energy

Oil and Gas Company Shareholders Have Largely Opposed Stricter Climate Resolutions This Year. Frequent Investors Appear to Agree With the Votes

Survey shows the general public is split on whether oil and gas companies’ emissions targets are just right or not enough

Voters Are More Likely to Attribute Falling Gas Prices to Market Conditions Than Biden’s Policies

More than half (57%) point to recession concerns as the main driver of declines in gas prices, while 38% say the same for the current administration’s policies

Parsing Net Zero: Given Information on Emissions Types, Half of the Public Says Oil Sector Must Do More Than It Has Pledged

But when asked about pledges in broader strokes, the public is split: 31% say their level of ambition is “just right,” and a nearly equivalent share said they do not go far enough

Climate Change

Most of the Public Views Disasters, Storms as Increasingly Severe. And They Expect That Trend to Continue

Democrats roughly 30 points more likely than Republicans to say disasters have gotten more severe, will continue to do so

Momentum for Biden Administration Ahead of Senate’s Build Back Better Talks: Most of the Public Is Supportive of COP26 Climate Pledges

But new data shows only small shares believe Biden -- or the United States as a whole -- has done enough

Sobering Findings From IPCC’s Landmark Climate Report Leave Public Worried About Impacts, Unconfident About Action

About half of U.S. adults have heard at least something about the U.N. report and its conclusions

7 in 10 Urban Voters Want Their Government to Prioritize Communities of Color When Making Climate Change Investments

Urban white voters and urban voters of color are almost equally supportive of funding aimed at reducing the adverse consequences of pollution in minority communities

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