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Election 2016: Who believes in Climate Change?

Allison Friedman MA, United States 0 Ratings 101 Discussions 131 Group posts

Posted by: Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

For many environmentalists, it's almost unimaginable that anyone doesn't believe in climate change, or at least isn't willing to hedge their bets. Indeed, popular opinions are shifting, and now 75% of Americans, including 56% of Republicans, believe climate change is occurring.

Scientific American reposted a piece by Renee Cho (first published for the Earth Institute) on how climate change and views vary by 2016 US Presidential candidates, and the results are fascinating. One has to wonder if some of these Republicans aren't saying one thing as candidates but are actually not irresponsible enough to take office and ignore the data, and public opinion.

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