Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in California by views about environmental protection (2014) Switch to: Views about environmental regulation among adults in California by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults in California who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about environmental regulation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 33% 11% 45% 8% 2% 1,268
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 26% 15% 43% 14% 2% 2,208
Neither/both equally 32% 21% 39% 2% 7% 105
Don't know 37% 8% 39% 8% 9% 116

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