||July 30, 2009|
||CSAC Conference Center|
||1020 11th Street, 2nd Floor|
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
This briefing focuses on the July PPIC Statewide Survey, which examines Californiansí views on climate change and energy policy, including perceptions of global warming, and preferences for regulating greenhouse gas emissions and reducing U.S. dependence on foreign oil. It also looks at air pollution, specifically, perceptions of regional air quality and policy preferences for reducing pollution. The survey explores the role of government in handling environmental issues and residentsí approval ratings of elected officials. This is the ninth in the annual Californians and the Environment survey series.
PPIC President, CEO, and Survey Director Mark Baldassare
is an expert in public opinion, and on political, social, economic, and environmental public attitudes, and is the author of many books and other publications on these subjects.