Clean energy

Support for energy bill from South Carolina small business owners

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority and Main Street Alliance
Date: 
Thursday, July 15, 2010

Small business owners in South Carolina strongly believe the country needs to move toward clean energy and that new energy policies will transform the economy and help them create new jobs. They support comprehensive clean energy and climate legislation currently being discussed in the US Senate. Support for a climate and energy bill from Senators Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint would be a winner with small business owners back home.

Colorado Small Business Owners Support Government Investments in Clean Energy and EPA Clean Air Standards

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Small businesses account for a significant share of Colorado’s economy. For every one large business in Colorado, there are 179 small businesses diligently working to reenergize the state’s economy: Small firms make up 99% of the state’s employers. These entrepreneurs are doing everything they can to hire, grow and move their businesses and the state’s economy forward. As part of these efforts, recent scientific opinion polling shows that Colorado’s entrepreneurs want pragmatic, innovative policies that help guide them into a competitive, modern clean energy economy. 

Support for Energy Bill from Small Business Owners

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority and Main Street Alliance
Date: 
Thursday, July 15, 2010

Small Business Majority and Main Street Alliance commissioned opinion surveys of small business owners in 7 states across the country to learn their attitudes toward the clean energy bill being debated in Washington.

The poll showed that among small businesses, there is strong support for the clean energy and climate legislation currently being debated; small businesses believe that moving the country to clean energy is a smart way to restart the economy and help small businesses create jobs. A majority of those polled want their business to be part of a new clean energy economy.

Small Business Owners Believe Protecting Public Lands is Good for Business and Support ‘All-of-the-Above’ Energy Policy

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
Date: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Scientific opinion polling reveals small business owners in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico believe protecting their region’s natural assets is one way we can enhance the financial success of small businesses and local economies. 

A Small Business Blueprint for Climate Policies that Bolster Job Growth and Economic Opportunity: An Assessment of the EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
Date: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Small Business Majority's assessment of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan on small businesses finds the proposal is an essential step toward addressing the threat of climate change while bolstering small businesses and unleashing new economic opportunities. The paper includes recommendations policymakers can follow as they begin implementing the Clean Power Plan—first-ever standards limiting the emissions of carbon from power plants.

Nevada Small Business Owners Support ‘All-of-the-Above’ Energy Policy that Protects Public Lands

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
Date: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our nation’s workforce. We depend on them to keep local communities and economies thriving, which in turn boosts our national economy. But in the current fiscal climate, many of them are having a hard time turning a profit. Now is a better time than ever to help them get back on their feet, and scientific opinion polling reveals small business owners in Nevada believe protecting their region’s natural assets is one way we can enhance the financial success of small businesses and local economies.

Arizona Small Business Owners Support ‘All-of-the-Above’ Energy Policy that Protects Public Lands

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
Date: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our nation’s workforce. We depend on them to keep local communities and economies thriving, which in turn boosts our national economy. But in the current fiscal climate, many of them are having a hard time turning a profit. Now is a better time than ever to help them get back on their feet, and scientific opinion polling reveals small business owners in Arizona believe protecting their region’s natural assets is one way we can enhance the financial success of small businesses and local economies.

New Mexico Small Business Owners Support ‘All-of-the-Above’ Energy Policy that Protects Public Lands

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
Date: 
Thursday, June 21, 2012

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our nation’s workforce. We depend on them to keep local communities and economies thriving, which in turn boosts our national economy. But in the current fiscal climate, many of them are having a hard time turning a profit. Now is a better time than ever to help them get back on their feet, and scientific opinion polling reveals that small business owners in New Mexico believe protecting their region’s natural assets is one way we can enhance the financial success of small businesses and local economies.

Colorado Small Business Owners Believe Protecting Public Lands is Good for Business and Support ‘All-of-the-Above’ Energy Policy

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
Date: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our nation’s workforce. We depend on them to keep local communities and economies thriving, which in turn boosts our national economy. But in the current fiscal climate, many of them are having a hard time turning a profit. Now is a better time than ever to help them get back on their feet, and scientific opinion polling reveals that small business owners in Colorado believe protecting their region’s natural assets is one way we can enhance the financial success of small businesses and local economies.

The Toll Extreme Weather Takes on Small Business and the Economy

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
Date: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

As the U.S. continues to suffer from bouts of extreme weather, including record storms across much of the country and droughts in the West, small employers are feeling the strain. “The Toll Extreme Weather Takes on Small Business & the Economy,” provides a number of legislative actions policymakers can take to help small businesses better weather these extreme events, and mitigate the effects of climate change that causes them.

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