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The Monday Poll: Earth Day turns 46 years old

Wind turbines are silhouetted by the setting sun as they produce electricity near Beaumont, Kan. This Earth Day, which is next Friday, people will think more about the plains of Kansas and how the area could be a treasure trove in the nation’s growing effort to harness clean energy.
Wind turbines are silhouetted by the setting sun as they produce electricity near Beaumont, Kan. This Earth Day, which is next Friday, people will think more about the plains of Kansas and how the area could be a treasure trove in the nation’s growing effort to harness clean energy. The Associated Press

Earth Day reaches its 46th birthday next Friday, and plenty of people will pledge to do more to plant trees, reduce their dependence on fossil fuels and rely more on renewable energy such as wind and solar power.

But others think Earth Day is an unnecessary relic.

In this week’s Monday Poll, we’d like you to weigh in on the following statements. Mobile users, go here.

The results will be posted online on Tuesday and in print on Wednesday.

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