NewEnergyNews: Will Climate Voters Vote?

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YESTERDAY

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-To Meet The Crisis
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Trillions Needed To Adapt As Climate Crisis Grows
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Global New Energy Investment To Triple
  • THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, September 12:

  • TTTA Thursday-Hollywood Faces The Climate Crisis
  • TTTA Thursday-Booming U.S. Wind Faces Tax Credit Horizon
  • TTTA Thursday-San Francisco Offers $2.5BIL For PG&E Electric Grid
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • With faltering utilities, California backs 'tower of finance' solution to wildfire costs
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: See Coal Collapsing
  • QUICK NEWS, September 10: Climate Crisis Left Out Of Hurricane News; New Energy Needs New Finance Options – Wells Fargo
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Untapped Mid-Level Wind Potential
  • QUICK NEWS, September 9: The Dems’ Climate Crisis Conclave; U.S. New Energy Gains Market Share as Usage Dips
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  • Trevor Noah Talks To Greta
  • Bill Maher On The Weather In Alabama
  • Conan O’Brien On The Weather In Greenland

    Thursday, September 05, 2019

    Will Climate Voters Vote?

    The growing power and anger of climate change voters

    Maeve Reston, September 4, 2019 (CNN)

    “The voter passionately motivated by climate change was once something of an anomaly. But that is changing as [the White House] has systematically unraveled the nation's environmental regulations…[while the nation watched] fires in the Amazon, hurricanes that churn with increasing fury and record-shattering temperatures and weather events…Climate change got little attention in the 2016 presidential campaign. But there was a notable shift during the 2018 midterm election…Candidates alarmed by Republican inaction were drawn into congressional races across the country…The growing alarm is most pronounced among younger voters… [Earlier this year, Gallup found] climate change is becoming a bigger motivator for a larger group of people…[as they watch the current administration’s] systematic elimination of environmental regulations…

    Historically, younger voters have been more concerned about climate change than older age groups -- and while concern is growing among older Americans, that gap still remains…60% of Americans 18 to 34 believe global warming will pose a significant threat in their lifetime, compared with only 35% of older Americans….Overall, 66% of US adults said they believed global warming is caused by human activities…The alarm among younger voters is particularly pronounced: 79% of adults 18 to 34 said they worry a great deal or a fair amount about global warming, compared with 62% of those 55 and older…There is still a strong partisan divide…[Only 12% of Republicans said they were ‘a great deal’ concerned about global warming, compared with more than two-thirds of Democrats (69%)…” click here for more

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