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GOP Aims to Revamp Environment Messaging by Embracing Renewables

May 20, 2022, 9:03 AM

Republicans are attempting to address concerns over the environment and climate change as they compile plans for what to pitch to voters this fall and tackle next year should they win the House majority.

It’s not an issue the party’s known for — its 2016 platform stated it’s an “illusion” that there’s an environmental crisis, and Donald Trump announced less than five months after being sworn in as president that the US would exit the Paris Climate Accord. It’s also not something GOP voters say they’re all that concerned about — only 16% said recently that climate change is “a ...