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.
Climate Change: Oregonians answer some thought-provoking questions about their values and beliefs related to climate change