Public Resource

Poll: Perceptions of Wildfires and Extreme Heat Among Coloradans

Morning Consult for EDF
07-14-2021

A bipartisan majorities of Colorado respondents support a wide array of measures to prevent wildfires, including expanding energy efficiency programs and increasing funding for the U.S. forest service. CO respondents believe in the importance of building resilience to wildfires through better forest management across all levels of government, and among private landowners. A bipartisan majority of CO respondents view action around the underlying climate-related factors that cause drought as important for lawmakers to address.