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We've heard you say it many times: "Politics is like a foreign language." Well, we agree.
Each week, we summarize, simplify, and interpret different major news stories and how they affect our generation. We'll give you our take, and you can decide for yourself.
A majority of all young registered voters (55 percent) say they will consider candidates’ views on global warming when deciding how to vote.
Voters believe global warming is happening and support action by the U.S. to reduce global warming, even if it has economic costs because the benefit will greatly outweigh the cost.
2012 has been the warmest year on record raising growing concerns about the effects of climate change. A warming climate and its related challenges — more frequent droughts and wildfires, rising seas and more violent storms — are near the bottom of the national agenda.
Why We Care
By 2050 or so, the human population is expected to reach nine billion, essentially adding two Chinas to the number of people alive today. If nothing is done to stop climate change their my not be enough recourses to maintain a healthy life.
The effects of Global Warming, increased wildfires, hurricanes, and draughts have a strong impact on the economy causing more money to be deterred from creating jobs.
Climate Change is a real problem that needs to be addressed by our politicians so that young Americans have a planet to inherit