The United States faces a polarising climate reality

As the 2016 election period comes to a close, AllianceEarth takes a look at each candidate’s position on climate change and renewable energy policies. The story in Reuter’s explores how voters’ beliefs are as polarizing as the two candidates. The story examines how Republican rhetoric may instill a fear of renewable energy into those most effected by a changing economy. Talking to climate scientists and Yale’s Program for Climate Change Communication, the story investigates how voters engage with the subject of climate change and why.

Read the full article on Reuters here.

In March 2016, Yale Program on Climate Change Communication polled Americans on how they rank issues when voting.
In March 2016, Yale Program on Climate Change Communication polled Americans on how they rank issues when voting.

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