Earlier this year, Republicans made a subtle but significant shift on climate change. Rather than doubling down on the argument that man-made CO2 emissions pose zero risk, the GOP effectively decided it is a risk worth mitigating. In his State of the Union address, President Trump proposed planting a trillion trees. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy soon followed by announcing a series of proposals that treat carbon reduction as a worthy goal.
This shift could not have come soon enough. Among younger Americans, the debate about climate change is essentially over. Polls consistently show that more than two-thirds of Americans believe humans are contributing to global warming with younger generations expressing the most concern.
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