The Heat Is Online

POLL: Americans Favor Conservation, Higher Energy Prices

Bush Loses Favor, Poll Says, Despite Tax Cut and Trip

The New York Times, June 21, 2001

The New York Times/CBS News Poll

Public Appraisal of Bush Policies

Should we protect the environment even if it means paying higher prices for electricity and gasoline?

YES: 57 percent, NO: 36 percent

Should increasing the production of petroleum, coal and natural gas be a priority, or should over conservation?

YES: 21 percent, NO: 68 percent.

(Sidebar to New York Times story on poll about Bush presidential performance)