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Americans Twice as Likely to Vote for Candidates That Support Climate Action, New Poll

Registered voters in the U.S. are 2.5 times more likely to vote for presidential or congressional candidates who support action on climate change, according to a new polling report released last week. Moreover, registered voters are 3 times more likely to vote against a candidate who opposes climate action. The poll, conducted by the Center […]

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We Didn’t Hear “Climate Change” In the Presidential Debates, But Does That Matter?

This Stanford Social Innovation Review article suggests that sometimes those in the climate movement get fixated on convincing others that climate change is occurring rather than putting an emphasis on combatting its progression. Both presidential candidates realize that voters do not connect with the abstract concept of climate change and have dedicated every minute of […]

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The Climate Doubt Strategy that Shifted Our Nation…Backwards

This PBS FRONTLINE feature explores the shift in public opinion on climate change throughout recent years, and how, despite scientific consensus, certain special interest groups were able to strategically infuse doubt throughout the country. In the video, you can see the glee of the leading skeptics who successfully gained conservative support by spinning climate policies […]

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Day of reckoning for climate vote

Day of reckoning for climate vote

In this article commenting on the mid-term election results, Darren Samuelsohn and Robin Bravender directly relate election losses, particularly by Democrats, to the candidate's support for the 2009 climate bill. (more…)

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