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Voters Back Liability for Companies that Mislead About Climate Change: Poll

Support Level for Holding ... Liable for Misleading the Public on Climate Change (Credit: Data for Progress) Click to Enlarge.

A majority of registered voters support holding energy companies liable for funding misinformation on the climate crisis, according to a new poll.

Nearly 62% of voters said they’d support legal liability for energy companies or utilities “if it could be proven that they misled the public about the consequences of climate change” in a survey by the progressive pollster YouGov Blue.  Of that figure, more than 47% said they “strongly support” such a policy.

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