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New Poll: 70% of Americans Support Regulating Carbon Pollution From Power Plants

Polling results released Tuesday show that 70 percent of Americans support regulating carbon and other greenhouse gas pollution from power plants. The joint Washington Post – ABC News poll, which was recently featured in The Washington Post, found that 78 percent of Democrats, 69 percent of Independents, and 63 percent of Republicans say that the […]

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New Report: 96% of Nightly News Segments on Extreme Weather Don’t Mention Climate Change

Most major American TV stations seldom mention climate change in their coverage of extreme weather events, according to a new survey released by the the media criticism group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR). The survey, covered in a recent Think Progress article, analyzed news segments covering hurricanes, drought, wildfires, floods and heat waves from […]

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A horrendous hurricane season closing, and Americans (rightfully) fearing they will worsen

The 2012 hurricane season encompassed a total of 19 named storms in the Atlantic, recorded to be the third-highest level of storm activity since 1851. In the ABC News segment featured in this article, victims of Sandy were interviewed, and their demands for a plan to prevent future disasters are fierce. Heidi Cullen explains why […]

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