United States: Climate Policy
Climate change is a widely debated policy issue in the United States. The issue remains polarizing as people disagree about whether the country should even pursue climate action. A 2020 Pew Research Center analysis found that 78 percent of Democrats believe that the federal government should make efforts to address climate change a top priority for the country, while only 21 percent of Republicans agreed. In the twenty-first century, Americans have become increasingly frustrated with the lack of movement by the federal government on climate action. According to the Pew Research Center, 67 percent of Americans believe that the federal government needs to do more to reduce the effects of climate change.
Even though climate policy remains a subject of...Read more