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Numbers: A look at what Americans know and like about cap-and-trade initiatives

June 22, 2015
Most Americans don't know if their states have joined cap-and-trade initiatives and many don't have an opinion on whether they should, according to new polling. However, the National Surveys on Energy and Environment found that when provided with good info on what cap-and-trade means, "support is highest amongst both Republicans and Democrats for a cap-and-trade program in which revenues are used to expand energy efficiency programs." The Center for Local, State and Urban Policy at the University of Michigan notes...


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