Americans Favor Major Increases in US Aid Toward Sustainable Development Goals, If Other Countries Do Their Part as Well

When a representative sample of American voters were informed about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the amount of international aid needed to meet each of five of the key goals, and the proportionate share for the US, majorities favored increasing US aid to cover its share, provided other countries cover their share as well. …

Survey: Six in Ten Oppose Legislation to Delay Lowering Ground Ozone Levels  

A new survey finds that six in ten voters oppose proposed Congressional legislation that postpones, for eight years, current requirements to lower ground ozone levels.  Such ozone contributes to the creation of smog and is harmful to humans, but lowering ozone levels incurs economic costs. The legislation, H.R 806 Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017,…

Most Americans Oppose Withdrawing From Iran Deal

With the Donald J. Trump administration just a couple of weeks away from taking over the nation’s foreign policy, a new survey from the University of Maryland’s Program for Public Consultation (PPC) finds that nearly two thirds of Americans oppose withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and seeking to negotiate a better deal, as has…