NYT environmental reporter Coral Davenport excerpt “In Climate Deal, Obama May Set a Theme for 2016.”:
But Democrats are increasingly emboldened by polls showing that in national elections, candidates who push climate change policies will win support from voters.
According to a 2013 poll by Stanford University, 73 percent of Americans believe that the earth has been warming over the past 100 years, while 81 percent of Americans think global warming poses a serious problem in the United States. In addition, 81 percent think the federal government should limit the amount of greenhouse gases that American businesses can emit.
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