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How much does the U.S. government spend each year on renewable energy research?
  • $500 million
    56%
     
  • CORRECT ANSWER: $1.5 billion
    30%
     
  • $5 billion
    10%
     
  • $100 billion
    2%
     
2865 responses
What is ExxonMobil's daily revenue?
  • $500 million
    28%
     
  • CORRECT ANSWER: $1 billion - Just to put this in perspective... In one day, ExxonMobil makes almost as much as the U.S. spends every year on renewable energy research.
    28%
     
  • $5 billion
    29%
     
  • $100 million
    13%
     
2865 responses
In 2005, how much did the world's solar generating capacity increase?
  • 10%
    52%
     
  • 20%
    26%
     
  • 30%
    14%
     
  • CORRECT ANSWER: 45% - This statistic shows that solar energy is definitely a viable option for generating energy. All we have to do is start taking it seriously.
    7%
     
2865 responses
What percentage of U.S. economic output in 2030 would go to funding a smart cap-and-trade climate policy?
  • 5%
    13%
     
  • 3%
    21%
     
  • CORRECT ANSWER: 0.74%
    45%
     
  • 2.4%
    18%
     
2865 responses
What is the projected growth of the U.S. economy by 2030?
  • 20%
    32%
     
  • 43%
    39%
     
  • 78%
    19%
     
  • CORRECT ANSWER: 100% - And who says we can't afford a smart cap-and-trade climate program? We absolutely can take the lead in fighting climate change, and we have the resources to do it.
    8%
     
2865 responses
How many U.S. senators support smart cap-and-trade legislation?
  • CORRECT ANSWER: 53
    9%
     
  • 65
    5%
     
  • 42
    26%
     
  • 24
    58%
     
2865 responses
How many bills has Congress passed to cap and reduce U.S. global warming pollution?
2865 responses