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Climate Change and the American Voter

Please join us on Thursday, September 24, for “Climate Insights 2020: Climate Change and the American Voter” as we host a timely conversation on American public opinion on climate change. This event is part of the global digital activations for Climate Week NYC 2020.

Less than a week before the first US presidential debate, this event will launch the latest report installment of a new survey by researchers at Stanford University, Resources for the Future (RFF), and ReconMR. The survey sheds light on US political dynamics, climate change, and American voters’ priorities—namely, whether climate change will be on their minds when they go to the polls in November.

Has the COVID-19 pandemic diminished or heightened public concern about climate and environmental issues? And is public opinion on other environmental and natural resource issues—from natural disasters to specific mitigation policies—evolving over time? We plan to examine this, and more, during the event.

Speakers

Christina Chan, World Resources Institute

Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University

Jon Krosnick, Stanford University

Richard G. Newell, Resources for the Future

Justin Worland, TIME Magazine (moderator)