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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Small Business Owners' Views on Climate & Energy Policy Reform

Title:
Small Business Owners' Views on Climate & Energy Policy Reform

Abstract:
This report is based on the results of a scientific, national phone survey of 555 owners of small businesses (2 to 99 employees) conducted in June 2014. The survey found that clear majorities of small business owners are concerned about how climate change will affect their companies, including its impact on energy costs, health care costs and the infrastructure they depend on. Survey respondents voiced strong support for government action to address climate change, specifically, efforts to limit carbon pollution from power plants which produce a third of all U.S. carbon emissions. Significantly, a plurality (43%) of business owners surveyed self- identified as either Republican or Republican-leaning Independent.

URL:
http://asbcouncil.org/sites/default/files/asbcpollreportclimateenergypolicyreform_final.pdf

Source:
American Sustainable Business Council

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
June 2014

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