In the United States, liberals and conservatives do not only differ politically. They also live separate lives in the physical world.
There are some good explanations for the mismatch between regional support for climate action and the areas where renewable energy is making the biggest inroads.
While it might seem like a longstanding tradition, it's a relatively recent phenomenon in the U.S.
With little action at the national level on climate change, state and city officials are taking the lead – but by emphasizing local benefits.