"Poll: Majority Backs Obama Plan to Limit Carbon Emissions"

"WASHINGTON, DC -- A majority of American voters polled in a nationwide survey say they support President Barack Obama’s new plan to address climate change and protect public health by cutting the amount of carbon emitted in the United States."

"The poll of 808 registered voters was conducted for the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council in the first week of July by two firms – Hart Research, which often works with Democrats, and Chesapeake Beach Consulting, a firm that often works with Republicans.

A majority of 61 percent of respondents support the administration’s plan, and support is strong in all regions of the country. A plurality of 39 percent of respondents strongly support the plan.

Twenty-seven percent oppose it, including 19 percent who strongly oppose it."

Environment News Service had the story July 18, 2013.

Source: ENS, 07/22/2013