Pew Research Center Apr. 26, 2007

States Wax Fluorescent

Lawmakers in at least seven states want to ban ordinary light bulbs in favor of longer-lasting, energy-efficient compact fluorescents.

Pew Research Center Mar. 14, 2007

Sowing the Wind, Reaping the Electricity

In a sci-fi approach to providing clean energy, a consortium of Iowa power companies is planning to fill a big underground hole with pressurized air which would then be released to generate electricity.

U.S. Politics Jan. 24, 2007

Global Warming: A Divide on Causes and Solutions

New poll finds continuing broad agreement that the earth is getting hotter, but few rate the phenomenon a top priority for action.

Pew Research Center Aug. 17, 2006

The Surprising Impact of Global Warming on Tourism

Which countries will win, which ones will lose in the race for tourism dollars as global warming heats up. (Hint: Book that Mongolian vacation now.) And did embedded reporters slant the news in Iraq?

U.S. Politics Jul. 13, 2006

The Heat Over Global Warming

New findings from a Pew Research Center for the People & the Press poll show that public attitudes about global warming are deeply divided along partisan lines. But even among Democrats, global warming ranks low relative to other issue priorities.

U.S. Politics Feb. 28, 2006

Both Reds and Blues Go Green on Energy

But divisions within both political parties block consensus on eco-friendly alternatives to oil.