Pollster Frank Luntz: GOP Could Lose Young Voters Due to Inaction on Climate Change

Breitbart | 3/4/2019 | Staff
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GOP pollster Frank Luntz is warning that the GOP could lose young voters in 2020 due to inaction on climate change.

Climate change does not appear to be a top issue, at least according to recent polling data.

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A recent Pew Research Survey, conducted between February 19 and March 4, 2019, showed that 46 percent of the 6,127 U.S. adults polled view climate change as a “very big problem” in the country.

As previously reported by Breitbart News, more consider violent crime (49 percent), the fake news epidemic (50 percent), the gap between the rich and poor (51 percent), operations of the U.S. political system (52 percent), affordability of health care (67 percent), and drug abuse (70 percent) as “very big” problems in the country.

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Despite that, Luntz warns that the general lack of urgency on climate change-related matters could hurt the GOP down the road.

Results from Luntz Global’s findings are based largely on the Climate Leadership Council’s carbon tax plan, which has Republican support. The plan would “impose a gradually rising carbon tax beginning at $40 per ton and return the money to American people through equal quarterly payments to offset higher energy prices,” the Washington Examiner reports.

Washington - Examiner - Luntz - Memo

The Washington Examiner received Luntz’s memo, which described...
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