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Numbers: Poll finds most back state climate action amid federal rollback

June 9, 2017
New polling finds most Americans believe it is their state's responsibility to address climate change in the absence of federal action on the issue, in a report released one week after President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement. According to the June 9 report from University of Michigan and Muhlenberg College researchers, 66 percent of those polled said their state should address climate when the federal government does not. That number increased...

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