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Americans see climate as a concern, even amid coronavirus crisis

Americans' positions on climate change have remained largely unshaken by the coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis, according to a new national survey that showed acceptance of the reality of global warming at record highs in some categories.

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Americans see climate as a concern, even amid coronavirus crisis

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