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• In this story from The Hill, author Julia Manchester discusses comments from a polling analyst who suggests that climate change is the issue which Democrats and Republicans most disagree about.
• How can climate and environmental advocates overcome this division? What sorts of arguments might appeal to Conservatives, who are much less likely to view climate change as a "serious problem"?
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"[There is] no single issue [that] Republicans and Democrats are more divided [on] now than on climate change," [Dan] Cox, an analyst at the American Enterprise Institute, told Hill.TV's Jamal Simmons on Monday.
Seventy-one percent of Democrats polled said climate change was a "serious problem" that required action to be taken, while 15 percent of Republicans said the same, according to [a] report [from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the George Mason Center for Climate Change Communication].
"People who don't pay attention to it, or who are not experts, probably haven't read these scientific reports, rely on their leaders," he said. "On the Republican side, you're seeing the leader of the GOP, Donald Trump, coming out and saying this is a hoax, this is a Chinese hoax."
Read the full article about climate change by Julia Manchester at The Hill