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2017FallQ21-27There 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. State governments should allow businesses to buy and sell permits to release greenhouse gases if it results in an overall decrease in emissions.state_captrade
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2015FallQ25Now I would like to ask you a few questions about government policy designed to reduce green house gas emissions. The federal government has introduced a Clean Power Plan that is designed to reduce greenhouse gases from power plants. The plan lets states pick from a series of options in deciding on how to reduce power plant emissions. For each of the following policy options I read please indicate if you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose, or strongly oppose your state adopting that policy as a means of reducing emissions? Allowing businesses to buy and sell permits to release greenhouse gases to reduce greenhouse gases. This policy is commonly referred to as cap and trade.cpp
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2015SpringQ31Some states and a number of other nations have adopted a policy that requires electric utilities to sell or trade allowances tied to their emissions of greenhouse gases. These allowances can be distributed through an auction process that may increase the cost of energy for consumers and also produce funds for government. This policy is commonly known as cap-and-trade and is intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To the best of your knowledge has your state adopted such a program?state_captrade
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2015SpringQ32Do you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree or strongly disagree that your state should have a cap and trade program?state_captrade
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2015SpringQ33In addition to the states that already have a cap and trade program, some other states are considering such a program to comply with federal requirements to reduce greenhouse gases from power plants. There are a number of different policy options in setting up a cap and trade program, though. For each option that I mention please tell me if you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose your state adopting such a policy. First, would you support a cap-and-trade program in your state if it increased energy costs but used all revenue to reduce other taxes?state_captrade
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2015SpringQ34What if a cap-and-trade program in your state increased energy costs but used all revenue to support the expanded use of renewable energy? Would you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose your state adopting such a policy?state_captrade
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2015SpringQ35What if a cap-and-trade program in your state increased energy costs but used all revenue to support expanded energy efficiency programs that help to reduce household electricity use? Would you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose your state adopting such a policy?state_captrade
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2015SpringQ36What if a cap-and-trade program in your state increased energy costs but used all revenue to support highway and bridge improvements?state_captrade
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2015SpringQ37And what if a cap-and-trade program in your state increased energy costs but placed all revenue into a permanent fund from which the state could take interest to address long-term state needs?state_captrade
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2014FallQ32The new federal Clean Power Plan lets states pick from a series of options in deciding on how to reduce power plant emissions. For each of the following policy options I read please indicate if you support or oppose your state adopting that policy as a means of reducing emissions? Allowing businesses to buy and sell permits to release greenhouse gases to reduce greenhouse gases. This policy is commonly referred to as cap and trade.state_captrade
state_captrade_mystate_v1_cpp
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2013FallQ24State governments should allow businesses to buy and sell permits to release greenhouse gases.state_captrade
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2013FallQ24State governments should allow businesses to buy and sell permits to release greenhouse gases even if it increases the cost of some goods by about 10 percent.state_captrade
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2013SpringQ29-32There 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. State governments should allow businesses to buy and sell permits to release greenhouse gases if it results in an overall decrease in emissions.state_captrade
state_captrade
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2009FallQ31There 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: State governments should allow businesses to buy and sell permits to release greenhouse gases if it results in an overall decrease in emissions.state_captrade
state_captrade
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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: State governments should allow businesses to buy and sell permits to release greenhouse gases if it results in an overall decrease in emissions.state_captrade
state_captrade
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