The proportion of Americans who want Congress to pass a bill ensuring more of the nation’s electricity will come from clean energy and less from fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas, which damage the climate. In a related survey question, 59 percent of Americans feel the Earth’s warming was a very or extremely important issue to them.
While government employees, students and the general public had to wait in line for hours in the beginning of the pandemic, at-home test kits make it easy to diagnose for the novel coronavirus in less than 30 minutes.
Governments around the nation are working to design the best vaccine policies that keep both their employees and their residents safe. Although the latest data shows a variety of polarizing perspectives, there are clear emerging best practices that leading governments are following to put trust first: creating policies that are flexible and provide a range of options, and being in tune with the needs and sentiments of their employees so that they are able to be dynamic and accommodate the rapidly changing situation.
August 26, 2021
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