MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 24 Jan 2022 22:42:21 +0000 AP-NORC/EPIC poll: Climate concerns majority in US http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/ecd319f978c24abdb9ab531b72bd3ff7 As President Joe Biden heads to a vital United Nations climate change summit, an increasing number of Americans, 59 percent, view the climate crisis as a "very important" issue, according to a new AP-NORC/EPIC survey. (October 26) ecd319f978c24abdb9ab531b72bd3ff7 Tue, 26 Oct 2021 05:00:04 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:US NETWORK POOLARCHIVE: Golden, Colorado - 14 September 20211. Wide of U.S. President Joe Biden at a podium2. SOUNDBITE: (English) Joe Biden, U.S. President:"A drought or a fire doesn't see a property line. It doesn't give a damn for which party you belong to. Disasters aren't going to stop. That's the nature of the climate threat."ASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: Louisville, Kentucky - 2 June 20143. Close, stacks at Cane Run Generating Station4. Mid, smokestacks behind treesASSOCIATED PRESSUnknown – 19 October 20215. GRAPHIC displaying results from an AP-NORC/EPIC poll on climate changeASSOCIATED PRESSDover, Delaware - 21 October 2021++PARTIALLY COVERED++6. SOUNDBITE (English) Krystal Chivington, Delaware Republican:"Yeah, I definitely think it's extremely important because actually of my daughter and what she would have to be faced with when she gets to my age or even older."ASSOCIATED PRESSNashville, Tennessee - 24 February 20197. STILL The eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 are blocked after a landslide occurred after several days of heavy rainsASSOCIATED PRESSGatlinburg, Tennessee - 21 October 2021++PARTIALLY COVERED++8. SOUNDBITE (English) Jeremy Wilson, Tennessee Independent:"We get massive landslides now where we didn't before. Where the trees are dying because we're the most visited state. Here we get over one million visitors a year and every car that drives through here pollutes it just a little more."ASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: Lake Mendocino, California - 9 August 20219. Various of a dry lake bed at near-empty reservoirASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: Sequoia National Forest, California - 20 September 202110. Mid of a small fire on the groundASSOCIATED PRESSFerguson, Missouri - 22 October 2021++PARTIALLY COVERED++11. SOUNDBITE (English) Nancy Reilly, Missouri Democrat:"And I don't understand how you can't follow the science and the droughts, the fires, the tornadoes, the horrendous hurricanes, earthquakes. The world is changing."ASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: Benicia, California - 28 September 202112. Various of a home owner using water to clean solar panels on his roofASSOCIATED PRESSMissoula, Montana - 22 October 2021++PARTIALLY COVERED++13. SOUNDBITE (English) Mark Sembach, Montana Democrat:"I've got 14 solar panels on my house trying to offset my carbon footprint. So, yes, I've invested money in it. I think it's extremely important to work towards mitigating our impact on the climate and on the planet itself."ASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: The Dalles, Oregon  – 5 October 202114. Various of The Dalles dam on the Columbia RiverASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: Norfolk, Virginia - 22 May 201415. Various of rail carriages with coal arriving at a shipping centerASSOCIATED PRESSFerguson, Missouri - 22 October 2021++PARTIALLY COVERED++16. SOUNDBITE (English) Nancy Reilly, Missouri Democrat:"And what was the first thing they start watering down to get this bill through? Climate change... It's just maddening. I understand why. I do. I get the politics of it. I'm tired of the politics of it."ASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: Norfolk, Virginia - 22 May 201417. Various of coal from rail carriages being unloadedASSOCIATED PRESSMissoula, Montana - 22 October 2021++PARTIALLY COVERED++18. SOUNDBITE (English) Mark Sembach, Montana Democrat:"Corporations need to be more responsible, but that is just not the nature of corporations. So that leaves it up to us as the American population to drive those corporations to make the right decision or legislatively make them make the right decision to change the way our balance of power is selected. Renewables first. Coal, carbon-producing, planet-warming things secondary."ASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: Okarche, Oklahoma - 30 June 202119. STILL An old pumpjack is pictured with wind turbines behind itASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: Drakesboro, Kentucky - 3 June 201420. Various of Paradise Fossil PlantSTORYLINE:AS PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN HEADS TO A VITAL UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT, AN INCREASING NUMBER OF AMERICANS VIEW THE CLIMATE CRISIS AS A TOP ISSUE.A NEW SURVEY BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS-NORC CENTER FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS RESEARCH AND THE ENERGY POLICY INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SHOWS 59 PERCENT OF AMERICANS VIEW CLIMATE CHANGE AS "VERY IMPORTANT", WHICH IS A 10 PERCENTAGE POINT INCREASE FROM 2018.SOUNDBITE: Krystal Chivington, Delaware Republican:"Yeah, I definitely think it's extremely important because actually of my daughter and what she would have to be faced with when she gets to my age or even older."/SOUNDBITE: Jeremy Wilson, Tennessee Independent:"We get massive landslides now where we didn't before. Where the trees are dying because we're the most visited state. Here we get over one million visitors a year and every car that drives through here pollutes it just a little more."SOUNDBITE: Nancy Reilly, Missouri Democrat:"And I don't understand how you can't follow the science and the droughts, the fires, the tornadoes, the horrendous hurricanes, earthquakes. The world is changing."SOUNDBITE: Mark Sembach, Montana Democrat:"I've got 14 solar panels on my house trying to offset my carbon footprint. So, yes, I've invested money in it. I think it's extremely important to work towards mitigating our impact on the climate and on the planet itself."ACCORDING TO THE SAME AP-NORC-EPIC SURVEY 55 PERCENT OF THE U.S. WANTS CONGRESS TO PASS A BILL TO ENSURE THAT MORE OF THE NATION'S ELECTRICITY COMES FROM CLEAN RENEWABLE SOURCES, AND LESS FROM CLIMATE-DAMAGING FOSSIL FUELS.SOUNDBITE: Nancy Reilly, Missouri Democrat: "And what was the first thing they start watering down to get this bill through? Climate change, green... It's just maddening. I understand why. I do. I get the politics of it. I'm tired of the politics of it."SOUNDBITE: Mark Sembach, Montana Democrat:"Corporations need to be more responsible, but that is just not the nature of corporations. So that leaves it up to us as the American population to drive those corporations to make the right decision or legislatively make them make the right decision to change the way our balance of power is selected. Renewables first. Coal, carbon-producing, planet-warming things secondary."NATHAN ELLGREN – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. As President Joe Biden heads to a vital United Nations climate change summit, an increasing number of Americans, 59 percent, view the climate crisis as a "very important" issue, according to a new AP-NORC/EPIC survey. (October 26) AP-NORC/EPIC poll: Climate concerns majority in US