U.N. climate change panel blames global warming on humans; average Americans not so sure

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    It’s extremely likely that human activity is the main driver of global warming since the 1950s. That, in short, is the main takeaway from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report out today. We gauge American opinions on this global issue with Frank Newport, editor in chief of the Gallup Poll.

    Oct. 1 marks the next phase in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act — enrolling in health exchanges. It turns out that young people and uninsured people not very well aware of the health exchanges. And more generally, regarding the Affordable Care Act, Americans are tilting more negative than positive. 

    Plus we get some numbers on the public’s views of the pending partial government shutdown.

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