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CBS News poll on how people are coping with the heat
Jennifer de Pinto. CBS News

Nearly two in three Americans say that their area has been experiencing unusually high temperatures, but Republicans are less likely to acknowledge extreme heat than Democrats. 65% of Americans recognize that their area has experienced unusually high temperatures in recent weeks. Recent high temperatures have made 75% of Democrats but just 28% of Republicans more concerned about climate change and 21% of Democrats but 64% of Republicans report it hasn’t changed their opinion. 50% of Republicans (and 78% of Democrats) do say their area has experienced higher temperatures recently.