02 Oct '12, 11pm

Undecided voters not undecided about climate change

Undecided voters not undecided about climate change

Shutterstock Who are these elusive undecided voters, anyway? We are hearing a lot these days about a small group of Americans — the approximately 7 percent who remain undecided about which presidential candidate they’ll vote for. So where do these few — but mighty, and mightily sought-after by political operatives — stand on climate change? The latest data from the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication indicate that a broad majority of undecided likely voters — as well as Obama-leaning voters — know climate change is real and want the United States to do more to address it. Conducted this summer, the survey found: Eight in 10 undecided voters know climate change is real. That’s right: 80 percent of undecided voters “believe” that global warming is happening, while only 3 percent believe it is not. This is on par with likely Obama voters: 86 percent and 4 percent, re...

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