By Timothy Hurst on May 25, 2012
When polls pit economic issues against environmental issues, the environment always loses. But when polls don’t necessarily pit those issues in direct opposition to each other, a more nuanced reality is uncovered.
By Timothy Hurst on August 16, 2010
BP’s massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has led adults in the five largest European countries and the United States to be more concerned than before the spill about many environmental issues and oil dependency, according to a new poll released last week.
By Levi Novey on June 20, 2010
Voters in Colombia went to the polls today, and decisively elected a new president. Former defense minister Juan Manual Santos easily captured victory with 69% of the vote. Antanas Mockus, his green party opponent, received only 27% of the vote.
By Levi Novey on June 16, 2010
Just a few weeks ago it was considered quite likely that Colombia would elect the world’s first “Green Party” president. Now that probability has decreased considerably.
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By Timothy Hurst on March 16, 2010
Americans are less concerned today than they were a year ago about each of eight specific environmental problems ranging from water, soil, and air pollution, to loss of tropical rainforests, wildlife biodiversity and global warming.