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New Poll: Swing State Voters Demand Climate Action

With health professionals, faith leaders, and business leaders all voicing their support for climate action, it seems that mainstream Americans are getting the message. A recent poll conducted by Quinnipiac University found that voters in the key swing states of Colorado, Iowa, and Virginia agree by margins of 2-1 that climate change is caused by […]

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New Survey: Oil and Gas Industry Insiders Are Concerned About Climate Change

Here’s some news you might not expect – the fossil fuel industry has joined the majority of Americans in expressing support for government action on climate change. In a recent survey of oil and gas industry insiders, nearly 59 percent of respondents said they were extremely or very sure that climate change is happening – […]

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New Poll: Climate Deniers Won’t Win America’s Vote

American concern about climate change and support for solutions continues to rise, and it’s getting harder for elected officials to ignore. In a new poll, two out of three Americans (and 48 percent of Republicans) said that a candidate who advocated fighting climate change would be more likely to earn their vote. They were less […]

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The Truth About Republicans and Climate Change

The new crop of Congressional Republicans seem united in their resistance to climate solutions – but the same isn’t true of Republican voters. A new study from the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication found large variations in opinion among the GOP electorate. A majority of moderate and liberal Republicans believe climate change is happening, […]

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How to Dramatically Increase Support for Climate Solutions

We feature a lot of polls on this blog – they provide valuable insights into public opinions about climate change. But it’s important to remember that poll results can vary, even when the polls cover similar topics. The reason? How a person answers a question depends a lot on how the question is phrased.   […]

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