Republican pledges $175 million to push party on climate
“What’s important to remember is that [climate change] doesn’t really register as an issue with many Republican primary voters,” said Eli Lehrer, who helped form the free-market think tank R Street Institute after bolting from the Heartland Institute over its public skepticism of climate science.
“It isn’t that they are denying anything. They just don’t care that much. I don’t care that much. It’s unlikely that I will vote primarily where someone stands on climate change,” he said.