How climate change has reemerged on the campaign trail

Marking a dramatic shift from the previous two presidential elections, climate change policy has become one of the major issues of this election, and the parties’ environmental platforms have never been more sharply divisive.

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has moved left and made renewable energy a central part of her platform, while Republican candidate Donald Trump has gone dramatically in the opposite direction, expressing skepticism about human-caused climate change and promising to deregulate the fossil fuel industry and to reject both the Paris climate accord and President Obama’s Clean Power Plan.

Yet what this election has revealed is not just bipartisanship, but splits within the parties themselves. READ MORE.

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