Voter's Guide: Compare Candidates on Climate and Energy
Here’s what you need to know about how the major presidential candidates stack up on climate, environment, renewable energy, and fossil fuels.
From “moral issue” (Bernie Sanders) to “hoax” (Donald Trump), presidential candidates’ views on climate change are diverse, and they split largely along party lines.
Some comments have been colorful. GOP candidate Marco Rubio said climate action needs to be global, because “America is not a planet.” Fellow Republican Sen. Ted Cruz called climate change a “pseudo-scientific theory.” Democrat Hillary Clinton said she “crashed” a meeting with the Chinese to broker a climate deal.
As Iowans go to the polls Monday for the first statewide vote of the 2016 presidential campaign, we offer this guide to key topics that have received little attention in the official debates despite last month's historic UN climate accord.
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