The next president will make critical, long-lasting decisions on U.S. energy and climate policy. From the role America plays in international efforts to address climate change to the ways in which we produce, transport, and consume energy, the next four years will be crucial in determining the path that America takes over the coming decades. Yet the policies that will shape that path are receiving little air time on the campaign trail, and the public voice is seldom heard—and even less often understood. Leading political pollsters Mark Mellman (D) and Neil Newhouse (R) explored what Americans are thinking and how their opinions align—or don't align—with the positions of the candidates.

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