The National Surveys on Energy and Environment (NSEE), a core activity in CLOSUP's Energy and Environmental Policy Initiative, reflects a formal partnership between the Muhlenberg Institute of Public Opinion at Muhlenberg College and the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. NSEE surveys include twice per year national opinion surveys on issues directly related to climate change, as well as other surveys conducted on a range of topics such as hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"), the Great Lakes, and wider issues of energy and environment.
NSEE is co-directed by professor Barry Rabe at the University of Michigan, and professor Christopher Borick at Muhlenberg College. For more information on the collaboration between the University of Michigan and Muhlenberg College, please see the recent article from Muhlenberg Magazine. For more information about the NSEE, contact CLOSUP staff at 734-647-4091 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding and Financial Disclosure
The NSEE does not accept agenda-driven or advocacy-based funding. Funding for the NSEE surveys to-date has been provided by general revenues of the University of Michigan Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy, and the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion. NSEE report authors do not accept any external stipend or supplemental income.
Reports from the National Surveys on Energy and the Environment
Acceptance of Global Warming Among Americans Moderately Increases in Late 2014
Public Support for Regulation of Power Plant Emissions Under the Clean Power Plan
Public Opinion on Hydraulic Fracturing in the province of Quebec: A Comparison with Michigan and Pennsylvania
Public Perceptions of Shale Gas Extraction and Hydraulic Fracturing in New York and Pennsylvania
Public Views on a Carbon Tax Depend on the Proposed Use of Revenue
American Acceptance of Global Warming Retreats in Wake of Winter 2014
Public Opinion on Climate Change and Support for Various Policy Instruments in Canada and the US
The Decline of Public Support for State Climate Change Policies: 2008-2013
The Chilling Effect of Winter 2013 on American Acceptance of Global Warming
Public Opinion on Fracking: Perspectives from Michigan and Pennsylvania
NSEE Findings Report for Belief-Related Questions
NSEE Public Opinion on Climate Policy Options