One in five voters say environment trumps economy

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Climate and environmental issues have risen as top issues for voters in the upcoming election

British voters view the environment and pollution as more pressing than the economy, education, and housing, groundbreaking Ipsos Mori poll suggests

Concern among UK voters about the state of the environment has hit its highest level in several decades, according to the findings of an Ipsos Mori poll published today. The survey of more than 1,000...

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