Midterm Elections

Election '22: What Matters: Climate Change Is A Key Issue

Climate change is is a critical issue for 51% of voters, according to a new Washington Post – ABC News poll.

Election '22: What Matters: Climate Change Is A Key Issue
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This week, Election ’22: What Matters examines how climate change is impacting the midterm vote. 

A new Washington Post – ABC News poll finds 51% of voters now say climate change is one of the most important issues driving their vote. And though the environment is not getting as much attention as things like the economy, crime and abortion rights, it will need to be a top priority for elected leaders around the country.

A phone displays the Federal Emergency Management Agency application

How Can We Prepare For Deadly Floods?

Record U.S. rainfall has caused major flash flooding. How can Americans better prepare for these natural disasters?


Election 22: What Matters airs at 8:30 p.m. Fridays on Newsy, and replays at 7 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays on Newsy. Each week dives into one of the issues that will decide the midterm elections.