24 Feb '12, 8pm

Americans Getting Tired of Clean Coal, Biofuels, Carbon Offsets & Cap-and-Trade

Americans Getting Tired of Clean Coal, Biofuels, Carbon Offsets & Cap-and-Trade

Sweeter Alternative /CC BY-ND 2.0 There's a new survey from Pike Research, the Energy & Environment Consumer Survey , which GreenBiz is highlighting, that has some interesting stats on how US adults feel about various renewable energy and cleantech programs. The survey gauges whether people feel favorably or unfavorably about solar power, wind power, hybrid cars, electric vehicles, natural gas vehicles, clean coal, nuclear power, biofuels, smart meters, the smart grid, carbon offsets, LEED certification, and cap-and-trade—and how these have changed over the past two years. Important to note: It specifically didn't ask people why they felt the way they did, so there's a wide open field of speculation possible, for better and worse. Americans' Most-Favored Cleantech Solar power—Roughly 80% view it "extremely" or "very" favorably over the past three years and roughly 5% view ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/energy-policy/americans-getting...

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