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WBUR Poll Shows Mass. Voters Concerned About Climate Change; Is The State Prepared?06:43
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Baker announces his climate bond bill Thursday in Scituate. (Courtesy Rachel Mandelbaum for the Office of the Governor)MoreCloseclosemore
Baker announces his climate bond bill Thursday in Scituate. (Courtesy Rachel Mandelbaum for the Office of the Governor)

Twenty-eight percent of likely Massachusetts voters said Gov. Charlie Baker is doing a good job at preparing the state for climate change, according to a new WBUR poll. But only 6 percent said he is doing an excellent job prepping the state.

Plus, 63 percent of voters who responded said the effects of climate change have already begun to happen. Sixty-five percent say it is bringing more frequent or severe storms to Massachusetts.

The results come as Massachusetts prepares for another nor'easter and after Baker announced a new climate resiliency initiative.

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David Cash, dean of the UMass Boston McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies. He is also a former commissioner of the state's Department of Environmental Protection.

This segment aired on March 21, 2018.

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