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The Yale Program on Climate Change Communication researched American voters’ opinions on domestic climate and energy policies.

A national survey of 861 registered U.S. voters was conducted April 18 – May 1, 2023.

Key findings include:
1.) 54% of registered voters thought global warming should be a “high” or “very high” priority for President Joe Biden and Congress.
— 88% of liberal Democrats thought global warming was a “high” or “very high” priority, followed by 41% of liberal/moderate Republicans, and 9% of conservative Republicans.
2.) 79% of registered voters said they support additional funding for renewable energy research.
— 98% of liberal Democrats supported funding for renewable energy research, followed by 70% of liberal/moderate Republicans, and 50% of conservative Republicans.
3.) 70% of registered voters said corporations and industries should do “more” or “much more” to address global warming.
— 63% of registered voters said U.S. Congress should do more to address global warming.
— 54% said President Joe Biden should do more.

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