Alyssa Ratledge

Alyssa Ratledge was a reporter for Remapping Debate. She graduated in May 2011 from Brown University with a B.A. with honors in Public Policy. She is originally from Mesa, Ariz.
Original Reporting | By Alyssa Ratledge | Environment, Media
According to a recent Financial Times report on the extent of public support for green energy development (based on a poll sponsored by Lazard), U.S. voters cap their willingness to pay for renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, at $10 per month. But can the poll results be trusted? Remapping Debate sought to find out, but neither the Financial Times nor Lazard — despite the transparency that the standards of professional practice in the polling field call for — would provide the basic information required to make this determination. More