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Stanford's Jon Krosnick: On climate change, most Americans want action
Stanford's Jon Krosnick: On climate change, most Americans want action

Another presidential election, another chance for Republican candidates to step out of the denial zone and deal with climate change. That would put them on the same side as a large majority of Americans, if you ask Jon A. Krosnick. He's a Stanford University professor who directs the Political Psychology Research Group there, and his two decades of asking Americans about climate change has turned up consistent support for action to rein in global warming. Yet somehow, whatever the temperature of the planet, the debate on this topic manages to stay hot. How did you get started on climate change? In 1995, I got [an invitation] to a meeting of psychologists to talk about global...

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