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Climate Change: Oregonians answer some thought-provoking questions about their values and beliefs related to climate change
Amaury Vogel, Oregon Values and Beliefs Center

Try to combat the public’s fatalism about climate change. In this survey, two-thirds of Oregon residents are pessimistic about the chances of solving climate change in time. But most support government and individuals doing a lot more. 80 percent of respondents favor regulations that promote tree planting and prioritize renewable energy, and three-quarters feel that residents, as a matter or personal responsibility, should take steps to reduce their carbon footprints.