ZOGBY Tracked the recent election perfectly, maybe we should pay attention!

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  1. trumasseur

    trumasseur New Member

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    Zogby Post-Election Poll: 78% Believe Investing in Clean Energy Is Vital to Boosting U.S. Economy

    Support for clean energy investment is particularly strong among younger voters - 87% of those age 18-24 and 80% of those age 18-29 believe this type of investment is necessary to help improve the U.S. economy. African American voters (94%) and Hispanic voters (84%) also showed overwhelming support for clean energy investment.
    While the vast majority of Democrats (96%) and independent voters (77%) view clean energy investment as a key means to boost the U.S. economy, more than half of Republican voters (58%) also said the same.
    The Zogby Interactive survey of 3,357 voters nationwide was conducted Nov. 5-6, 2008, and carries a margin of error of +/- 1.7 percentage points. The survey was commissioned by the National Wildlife Federation.
    "While the economy was the top issue in the 2008 election, clean energy clearly emerged as part of voter expectations for getting the economy back on track," said John Zogby, President and CEO of Zogby International. "Support for action on global warming, already strong in the 2006 election, was even stronger in 2008, particularly among young voters that are the future electorate."
    This post-election survey also found that most voters want their elected officials to focus on global warming - 61% said they agree their elected officials should make combating global warming a high priority, an increase from 58% of voters who said the same in 2006. Among young voters age 18-24, 69% want a greater emphasis put on combating global warming. The desire for a greater political emphasis on global warming has increased to 88% among African American voters from 78% in 2006 and to 73% among Hispanic voters from 64% two years ago. This post-election survey also shows independent voters are increasingly likely to want their elected officials to make sure combating global warming is a high priority.
    More than half of voters (57%) said voting for candidates who support reducing global warming pollution was important to them in this election, up from 50% of voters in 2006. This was particularly significant to younger voters and has increased in importance from two years ago - among those 18-24, 70% said a candidate's support for reducing global warming pollution was important to their vote, up from 56% who said the same in 2006. This issue also has also increased in importance among independent voters, African American voters and Hispanic voters in since the election two years ago.
    For content, contact: Miles Grant, National Wildlife Federation Communications Manager, 703-864-9599 (cell) or grantm@nwf.org
    For methodology, contact: Fritz Wenzel, Zogby International Communications Director, 315-624-0200 ext. 229 or 419-205-0287 or fritz@zogby.com
    Please click the link below to view the full news release:
    Zogby International
     
  2. BigDallasDick8x6

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    Thank you for posting this. I'm forwarding to several friends who are also concerned about these issues.
     
  3. mindseye

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    Zogby? Zogby?

    They certainly did not track the election 'perfectly'. They missed North Carolina and Indiana (source), as well as overestimating the margin in the popular vote (source). Still, their performance improved since the primaries.

    Is this supposed to be a thread about Zogby, or a thread about clean energy?
     
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    Not much we can do about global warming. Dumb America en force here.

    And even if mankind makes that much of a tinker's difference... are we going to "talk" China out of the pollution they create? Oh, wait... it's diplomacy and negotiations.

    25% of the pollutants measure on a mountain here on the SF coastline were determined to come from China.

    They say "beware of the industrial military complex"... likewise, beware of the marketing and opportunity to "boogeyman" the public.

    I always see this "this topic isn't even debatable"... as religion for the non-religious.

    You guys are being taken here.

    YouTube - The Great Global Warming Swindle - Produced by WAGTV
     
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    Global warming... a scam?
    I'll believe it when all of the ice "magically" grows back in the North Pole. Until then, can it with the conspiracy theories.
     
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    Since evidence exists showing cycles long before the Industrial Revolution its pretty hard for the tinfoil hat crowd to convince those of reason this one can be blamed on man like Mr. ReynoldsÂ’s Wrap himself, Al Gore loves flying around the planet on a private jet claiming it is. :rolleyes:
     
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    Yadda yadda yadda. If Al Gore said the day was 24 hours long, 1BiGG1 would be here posting links to timecube.
     
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