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New Poll On Voter Attitudes About State Global Warming Policies

June 20, 2008

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 20 /PRNewswire/ — Where does the California public stand on efforts to reduce global warming? On June 26th, California will release a draft of the first comprehensive statewide plan to reduce global warming emissions in the history of the United States. A new public opinion research poll tests voter attitudes about taking action on global warming and specific policies under consideration.

The poll, commissioned by Next 10, a nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization and conducted by Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin & Associates (FMM&A), is the first survey to gauge voter support for measures such as:

   -- Requiring carmakers to make more efficient cars that pollute less   -- Requiring oil companies to make cleaner gasoline   -- Requiring new appliances and new homes to be more energy efficient  

— Requiring energy companies to produce a third of their energy from renewable sources like wind, solar and geothermal

— Reducing development in outlying areas and encouraging more mass transit to reduce traffic

   WHAT:     PRESS CONFERENCE CALL    SUBJECT:  NEW POLLING RESULTS ON STATE POLICIES TO REDUCE GLOBAL WARMING.    CALL IN:  1-800-791-2345   Code: 33384    WHEN:     MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2008 11:00 am PST   

WHO: Dave Metz, Senior Vice President, Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin & Associates (FMM&A), a California firm specializing in public policy-oriented opinion research

POLLING RESULT PRESENTATION WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE

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CONTACT: Roxanna Smith, +1-415-453-0430, for Next 10




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