Out of 66 countries representing 88 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, 61 have legislation aimed at cutting carbon pollution and promoting clean energy sources, according to an annual audit released Thursday.
Recent polling has shown that the public — and younger voters in particular — are increasingly turned off by candidates who deny climate science and plan to make it a voting issue. Environmentalist candidates have proactively used the issue in ads in 2013 MA, NJ, and VA statewide races.
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