More than half of small-business owners in the state think climate change is already affecting North Carolina, according to a survey by Environmental Entrepreneurs, a nonprofit group that promotes environmental policies that drive economic growth. Heres more:
55% owners who said its important for state lawmakers to protect North Carolinas environment and economy by addressing climate change.
90% owners who said protect ing the states environment and quality of life is important for economic growth.
75% owners who said its important for the state to continue supporting energy-efficient programs.
Source: Environmental Entrepreneurs