Earth Day hits its 46th anniversary on Friday, and almost 600 responses to this week’s Monday Poll revealed strong views on how well this country is doing to protect the planet.
1) Blaming climate change on human consumption of fossil fuels is a hoax meant to spur the growth of renewable energy sources.
Agree strongly 8%
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Disagree strongly 83%
2) Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback should continue to be a champion of wind power in the Sunflower State, which has been called the Saudi Arabia of wind energy.
Agree strongly 76%
Disagree strongly 3%
3) This nation should stop subsidizing wind and solar energy and rely more on the traditional power sources of coal, natural gas, oil and nuclear energy.
Agree strongly 7%
Disagree strongly 78%
4) The U.S. Supreme Court was right this year to impose a temporary freeze on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, proposed to control greenhouse gas emissions.
Agree strongly 11%
Disagree strongly 71%