Environment Group
Presentation Of Findings From A Statewide
Survey Of 600 Likely 2010 General
Election Voters I...
Key Findings
• A Large Majority Believe Global Warming Constitutes A Serious Threat
• A Solid Majority, Across Most Dem...
Methodology
• 600 Likely 2010 General Election
Voters In Missouri + Oversample Of
104 Exurban And 100 Rural Voters
•...
A Large Majority Believe Global Warming
Constitutes A Serious Threat
...
A Solid Majority, Across Most Demographic
Groups, Favor Action To Reduce Carbon Emissions
Do you favor or oppos...
A Plurality Believe That Reducing Global Warming
Will Create New Jobs
Which comes closer to your po...
Over Two-Thirds Support The Combined Proposal To
Reduce Emissions And Require Clean Energy Sources
Congress is cons...
A Sizeable Majority Say They Would Feel More Favorably
Towards A Senator Who Voted For The Clean Energy Plan
How would yo...
Most Say They Would Feel More Favorably Towards A
Senator For Supporting An Emissions Cap
...
Poll MO
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Poll MO

Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Poll MO

  • 1. Environment Group Presentation Of Findings From A Statewide Survey Of 600 Likely 2010 General Election Voters In Missouri With An Oversample Of Rural And Exurban Voters 1
  • 2. Key Findings • A Large Majority Believe Global Warming Constitutes A Serious Threat • A Solid Majority, Across Most Demographic Groups, Favor Action To Reduce Carbon Emissions • A Plurality Believe That Reducing Global Warming Will Create New Jobs • Over Two-Thirds Support The Combined Proposal To Reduce Emissions And Require Clean Energy Sources • A Sizeable Majority Say They Would Feel More Favorably Towards A Senator Who Voted For The Clean Energy Plan • Most Say They Would Feel More Favorably Towards A Senator For Supporting An Emissions Cap 2
  • 3. Methodology • 600 Likely 2010 General Election Voters In Missouri + Oversample Of 104 Exurban And 100 Rural Voters • Interviews Conducted October 20th- 25th, 2009 • Margin Of Error +/- 4.0% Overall, Higher For Subgroups 3
  • 4. A Large Majority Believe Global Warming Constitutes A Serious Threat Serious Not Generally speaking, how serious of a threat do you think global warming is today – very serious, somewhat serious, not too serious, Democrat ID 83% 15% or not serious at all – or don’t you have an opinion on this? Independent ID 61% 34% Republican ID 35% 63% Liberal 85% 13% Moderate 74% 22% 61% Conservative 37% 60% 29% Very Young Women 68% 31% Serious Young Men 51% 48% Older Women 69% 25% Older Men 57% 39% HS or Less 60% 33% 36% Some College 66% 34% College+ 60% 39% Not Serious 17% Not at all White 59% 40% Non-White 79% 13% Urban 69% 27% Exurban 67% 31% Rural 49% 49% 3% St. Louis Co. 76% 21% Rest of St. Louis DMA 61% 37% DK Jackson/KC 52% 46% Northeast 59% 40% North Central 49% 48% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% South 54% 45% 4
  • 5. A Solid Majority, Across Most Demographic Groups, Favor Action To Reduce Carbon Emissions Do you favor or oppose the United States taking Favor Oppose action to reduce it emissions of gases like carbon dioxide that cause global warming? Democrat ID 86% 6% Independent ID 64% 24% Republican ID 52% 36% Liberal 88% 5% 68% Moderate 75% 13% Conservative 51% 37% Favor 45% Strongly Young Women 73% 16% Young Men 60% 32% Older Women 69% 15% Older Men 73% 21% 21% HS or Less 71% 18% Some College 64% 23% Oppose 13% College+ 69% 21% White 67% 23% Non-White 77% 10% Urban 72% 18% Exurban 72% 20% 9% Rural 63% 26% Undec. St. Louis Co. 80% 13% Rest of St. Louis DMA 63% 27% Jackson/KC 60% 29% Northeast 64% 24% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% North Central 65% 20% South 64% 25% 5
  • 6. A Plurality Believe That Reducing Global Warming Will Create New Jobs Which comes closer to your point of view: Create Cost Not Democrat ID 64% 12% 16% Efforts to reduce global warming will create new American jobs 40% 32% 16% Independent ID Efforts to reduce global warming will cost American jobs Republican ID 21% 45% 24% Efforts to reduce global warming will not affect American jobs Liberal 70% 12% 14% Moderate 44% 19% 21% Conservative 24% 46% 19% 43% Young Women 47% 27% 19% 30% strong Young Men 37% 36% 21% Older Women 46% 23% 17% Older Men 40% 30% 17% HS or Less 43% 23% 18% 24% 29% Some College 44% 27% 19% +14 College+ 42% 34% 18% White 40% 31% 18% Non-White 55% 15% 19% 12% 18% Urban 47% 24% 19% Exurban 46% 32% 8% Rural 36% 35% 21% St. Louis Co. 47% 23% 20% Rest of St. Louis DMA 42% 32% 13% 10% Jackson/KC 38% 29% 19% (darker shading=stronger intensity) Northeast 40% 33% 14% North Central 39% 34% 19% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% South 38% 33% 21% 6
  • 7. Over Two-Thirds Support The Combined Proposal To Reduce Emissions And Require Clean Energy Sources Congress is considering an energy plan that has two key parts. One part would require factories and power Favor Oppose companies to reduce their emissions of the carbon Democrat ID 84% 8% pollution that causes global warming by 20% by the year Independent ID 63% 24% 2020 and by 80% by the year 2050. The other part Republican ID 50% 39% would require power companies to generate 15% of their Liberal 89% 6% power from clean energy sources like wind and solar by Moderate 73% 14% the year 2025. Would you favor/oppose this entire plan? Conservative 49% 40% Young Women 73% 19% Young Men 55% 34% Older Women 70% 17% Favor 44% strong 67% Older Men 71% 21% HS or Less 73% 15% Some College 70% 20% +44 College+ 61% 30% 23% White 64% 25% Oppose 15% Non-White 85% 12% Urban 73% 18% Exurban 67% 24% Rural 59% 31% 10% St. Louis Co. Rest of St. Louis DMA 79% 63% 14% 26% Undec./DK Jackson/KC 53% 28% Northeast 61% 28% North Central 55% 28% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% South 63% 28% 7
  • 8. A Sizeable Majority Say They Would Feel More Favorably Towards A Senator Who Voted For The Clean Energy Plan How would you feel about your US Senator if they More Less voted for a plan to require power companies to Democrat ID 79% 3% generate 25% of their power from clean energy Independent ID 53% 19% sources like wind and solar by the year 2025? Republican ID 40% 34% Liberal 80% 3% Moderate 64% 10% Conservative 41% 33% More 59% Young Women 63% 15% 35% Much Young Men 52% 26% Favorable Older Women 60% 11% Older Men 61% 19% HS or Less 62% 13% Some College 60% 15% Less 18% College+ 55% 23% 9% White 55% 20% Favorable Non-White 78% 5% Urban 62% 13% Exurban 56% 18% Rural 54% 24% 24% St. Louis Co. 69% 8% No Rest St.L DMA 58% 19% Difference Jackson/KC 43% 24% Northeast 49% 23% North Central 52% 28% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% South 57% 23% 8
  • 9. Most Say They Would Feel More Favorably Towards A Senator For Supporting An Emissions Cap More Less How would you feel about your US Senator if they voted for a plan to require factories and power plants Democrat ID 79% 4% to reduce their global warming pollution by 80% by Independent ID 50% 21% the year 2050 Republican ID 39% 39% Liberal 80% 5% Moderate 64% 10% More Conservative 37% 38% Favorable 57% Young Women 59% 17% 35% Much Young Men 44% 33% Older Women 63% 11% Older Men 62% 21% HS or Less 63% 15% Some College 56% 18% College+ 53% 26% Less 21% White 54% 23% 11% Favorable Non-White 77% 9% Urban 63% 15% Exurban 49% 27% Rural 51% 28% St. Louis Co. 68% 11% 23% Rest St.L DMA 52% 25% No Difference Jackson/KC 38% 30% Northeast 48% 26% North Central 47% 31% South 57% 22% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% 9

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