The 2016 Presidential Election and the Politics of Climate Change.

4 years ago, 70% of Republicans in the US House of Congress did not believe that climate change existed. Now even in ‘red states’, those which overwhelming vote Republican, 53% of voters support pollution caps and taxes against big emitters. In the lead up to the 2016 election it looks as if Global Warming may become a decisive bipartisan issue. Things are changing in American politics and one can only hope that the worlds biggest polluter will lead the way to a more carbon conscious future.

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