Sustainability Indicators: Environmental Ethic
The environmental ethic among southwestern Pennsylvanians is complex. More than 86 percent of those who live in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area agree that individual citizens should be responsible for sharing the burden of environmental problems. However, nearly 79 percent believe there is little or nothing they can do to solve such problems. This brief is a summary of a more detailed analysis published in the 2016 Sustainable Pittsburgh Southwestern Pennsylvania Sustainability Goals & Indicators Report.