Healthy People, Healthy Planet Poll

The Healthy People, Healthy Planet (HP2) Poll is an annual project conducted and funded by MSU's Health and Risk Communication Center.

In collaboration with the Environmental Law and Policy Center, HRCC researchers conduct representative polls to study the attitudes of everyday citizens toward environmental policy issues. 

The results of the 2018 HP2 Poll showed that Michigan residents' concern about the environment increased since the previous year. For full details, read the press release (PDF, 798kb) and detailed announcement (PDF, 374kb)

The 2017 HP2 Poll was summarized in MSU Today. From the article:

Most Michigan residents would prefer policymakers prioritize the environment over economic growth, finds a new survey by Michigan State University researchers.

According to the poll, 59 percent favor protecting the environment, even when there could be economic risks of doing so, such as job loss.

The original 2017 HP2 Poll press release can be found here (PDF)

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