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A majority of U.S. Republicans who had heard of the international climate deal in Paris said they support working with other countries to curb global warming and were willing to take steps to do so, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll on Tuesday.

More than half, or 58 percent, of Republicans surveyed said they approved of U.S. efforts to work with other nations to limit global warming, the poll showed. Forty percent said they would support a presidential candidate who did so.

Sixty-eight percent, meanwhile, said they either somewhat or strongly agree that they are willing to take individual steps to help the environment, such as cutting down on air-conditioning or buying a more efficient car.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-climatechange...



Finally.


Now Republicans can get back to ignoring the poor, expanding the plutocracy, and invading other countries
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...unless you believe this guy:

Why America Is Moving Left
Republicans may have a lock on Congress and the nation’s statehouses—and could well win the presidency—but the liberal era ushered in by Barack Obama is only just beginning.
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/01/why-amer...
 
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tesuji wrote:
A majority of U.S. Republicans who had heard of the international climate deal in Paris …

Bingo. The people who don't support action on climate change even in principle will only be the ignorant morons.
 
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The thread title doesn't connect well with the content.

First off, "most US Republicans" isn't the same as "most US Republicans who had heard of the climate deal" but more significantly what they agreed with really has nothing to do with the Paris accord or anything substantive. They're just agreeing, by a modest majority, with doing something.
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Chad_Ellis wrote:
The thread title doesn't connect well with the content.

First off, "most US Republicans" isn't the same as "most US Republicans who had heard of the climate deal" but more significantly what they agreed with really has nothing to do with the Paris accord or anything substantive. They're just agreeing, by a modest majority, with doing something.

Rep's who've heard of Paris are the ones most likely to care about the issue.

Basically, it sounds like they're now saying "whatever." So the battle is over.

For now at least. Unless Cruz wins Prez - he wants to cancel Paris. Of course he would say that, being a senator from Texas, the largest oil producing state.
 
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