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2016FallQ24Next I would like to ask for your views on a number of ideas that have been proposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and stabilize the climate. Consider a policy to reduce greenhouse gases by taxing carbon based fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Would you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose, or strongly oppose this type of system?carbontax
carbontax_support


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2016FallQ34-36There have been a number of ideas proposed for how governments can reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases. For each of the following policy options I read please indicate if you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose, or strongly oppose that option. Next, Phasing out all coal-fired power plants.coalfpp
coalfpp_support_phaseout


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2016FallQ43Recently, some people have suggested the idea that only a certain amount of the coal, oil, and gas in the ground can be used if we are to keep a stable climate. Others say the world needs reliable and affordable energy, and so we need to use coal, oil, and gas. Do you think the U.S. should increase, decrease, or make no changes to the amount of coal, oil, and gas that it removes from the ground?coal
coal_leavinground_v2


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2015FallQ28Research by the scientific community suggests that in order to avoid more extreme climate change some forms of fossil fuels, like coal, will need to be left in the ground. Do you support or oppose the idea of leaving some fossil fuels, like coal, in the ground in order to avoid more extreme climate changecoal
coal_leavinground


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2014SpringQ20Consider a policy to reduce greenhouse gases by taxing carbon based fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Would you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose, or strongly oppose this type of system?carbontax
carbontax_support


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2013FallQ30Another way to lower greenhouse gas emissions would be to increase taxes on carbon based fuels such as coal, oil, gasoline and natural gas. Would you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose this type of system.carbontax
carbontax_support


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2013FallQ33An alternative policy would set a hard cap on emissions from coal-fired electricity. Do you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose imposing new regulations on coal-fired electricity generation to address climate change?coalfpp
coalfpp_support
fedaction

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2013FallQ33President Obama has proposed setting a hard cap on emissions from coal-fired electricity. Do you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose imposing new regulations on coal-fired electricity generation to address climate change?coalfpp
coalfpp_support_Obama
fedaction

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2012FallQ35Next I would like to ask you your views on a number of policies that have been proposed to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. For each of the policy options that I mention, please indicate if you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose, or strongly oppose that option. Next, a policy to reduce greenhouse gases by increasing taxes on the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas for energy.fftax
fftax_support_v2
carbontax

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2012FallQ36Next I would like to ask you your views on a number of policies that have been proposed to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. For each of the policy options that I mention, please indicate if you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose, or strongly oppose that option. Next a policy to reduce greenhouse gases by increasing taxes on the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas for energy, if it raised the price of energy by about 10 percent.fftax
fftax_support_v2_cost10pct
carbontax

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2012FallQ37Now, if the federal government enacted a tax on fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas, which of the following options do you most prefer?carbontax
carbontax_revuse_v2


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2010FallQ48Another way to lower greenhouse gas emissions would be to increase taxes on carbon based fuels such as coal, oil, gasoline and natural gas. Would you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose this type of system? carbontax
carbontax_support


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2009FallQ44Another way to lower greenhouse gas emissions would be to increase taxes on carbon based fuels such as coal, oil, gasoline and natural gas. Would you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose this type of system? carbontax
carbontax_support


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2008FallQ34-45There have been a number of ideas proposed for how state governments can reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases. For each idea that I mention please tell me if you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose the proposed ways states can reduce greenhouse gas emissions: There should be increased state government support for clean coal technology.state_cleancoal
state_cleancoal
stateaction

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