Democratic Presidential Candidates Focus On Climate Change On The Campaign Trail
In August, the Pew Research Center released a poll showing a sharp increase in the number of Americans who view climate change as a major threat to the well-being of the country — from 40 percent in 2013 to 57 percent now. And it is of particular concern to Democratic voters, as reflected by the emergence of climate change as a leading issue in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.
The same poll indicates that of the voters who identify as Democrats or left-leaning independents, 87 percent view climate change as a major concern.
And that view is reflected by many of the top Democratic presidential candidates. Continued »