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Climate Change in the American Mind: Politics & Policy, Spring 2023


7. State and Local Government Action on Global Warming

7.1. Large majorities of registered voters support climate-friendly policies for their local community.

Across the political spectrum, large majorities of registered voters support climate-friendly policies for their local community, including increasing the availability of public transportation in their county (86%), providing funding to help homeowners make energy-efficient improvements to their homes (85%), and constructing bike paths and installing bike lanes (79%).

This dot plot shows the percentage of registered voters, broken down by political party and ideology, who "strongly" or "somewhat" support various climate-friendly policies for their local community. Large majorities of registered voters support climate-friendly policies for their local community. Data: Climate Change in the American Mind, Spring 2023. Refer to the data tables in Appendix 1 of the report for all percentages.