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Six in 10 Americans think Congress is out of touch with climate change: poll [Video]

US Capitol in Washington, DC, framed by storm clouds in May 2021.Drew Angerer/Getty Images

A majority of American adults think Congress is out of touch on climate change, a new Insider/Morning Consult poll found.

About six out of 10 adults surveyed said they think Congress is “very out of touch” or “somewhat out of touch,” according to the poll.

The group that most thought Congress is out of touch with climate change? People who strongly disapprove of Joe Biden’s job as president.

Climate change has been one of the issues topping Biden’s agenda.

Since entering the White House, he rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement, passed an infrastructure bill that includes new federal investments for next-generation clean energy projects, expanded the power grid for renewables, and announced the first round of funding for a nationwide electric vehicle charging network.

More than half of every single demographic surveyed thought Congress is out of touch on climate change. …

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