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Majority of Americans Believe Global Warming Is A Problem

GarryRogers Nature Conservation

GR:  Americans know more about global warming than we thought. Most Americans from all political parties, recognize the threat from global warming and want the President and Congress to deal with the problem. Here’s what they said:

Key Findings

“Drawing on a nationally representative survey (n=1,226; including 1,061 registered voters) conducted soon after the 2016 election, this report describes how American registered voters view a variety of current and proposed global warming and clean energy policies.

“Global Warming Policies

  • “Seven in ten registered voters (69%) say the U.S. should participate in the international agreement to limit climate change (the Paris COP21 agreement), compared with only 13% who say the U.S. should not.
  • “Two-thirds of registered voters (66%) say the U.S. should reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, regardless of what other countries do.
  • “A majority of registered voters want President-elect Trump (62%) and Congress (63%) to do more to address global…

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December 20, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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