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Experiencing Extreme Weather Predicts Support for Policies to Mitigate Effects of Climate Change
Annenberg Public Policy Center
Americans who report experiences with extreme weather are more likely to support pro-climate policies. 62% of Americans support tax credits for families who install rooftop solar or battery storage in their homes. 62% of Americans support increasing investment in energy-efficient forms of public transportation. 60% of Americans support grants to communities to protect them from the impacts of climate change, including drought, heat, and extreme weather. 57% of Americans support forgivable loans for rural communities to improve their energy efficiency. 56% of Americans support taxing corporations based on the amount of carbon emissions they produce to reduce the effects of climate change.