Climate Communication Consortium of Maryland

Maryland has been a national leader in assessing its vulnerability to climate change and developing strategies that will reduce the severity of the changes, and their effects on the state. Public engagement is an important asset in these efforts. The Consortium supports the many state organizations – local and state governments, non-profits, businesses and universities – currently communicating about ways to prevent further climatic change, and prepare for the effects that are already manifest.

Surveys

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Public Perceptions of Climate Change, Fall 2015

For the past three years, we have been asking Maryland residents questions about their understanding of the effects of climate change and their preferences for the state’s climate and energy policies that fall under the umbrella of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act (GGRA). Creating jobs remains at the top of Marylanders’ priority list for the…

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Public Health, Energy & Climate Change, Fall 2015

For the past three years, we have been asking Maryland residents questions about their understanding of the effects of energy choices and climate change on their health and that of their communities. Marylanders recognize environmental risks to their health, including air pollution and climate change, and want the General Assembly and Governor to prioritize reducing…

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Public Knowledge, Behaviors & Preferences about Energy, Fall 2015

For the past three years, we have been asking Marylanders questions about their preferences for the state’s energy policies; their attitudes toward the energy sources they use in heating, cooling and powering their homes; and the actions they take to conserve energy at home and in their transportation choices. Marylanders support state policies that increase…

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