What Presidential Candidates Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Think About The Environment

Candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. (Andrew Harnik and Evan Vucci/AP)

September 12, 2016

President

Obama calls climate change trends “terrifying.” But what about Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump? We’ll look at their plans for the environment.

There

are so many big forks in the road as Americans prepare now to choose the country’s next president. If you want to see a giant one, look at environmental policy, Trump versus Clinton. Hillary Clinton would carry on battling climate change and put solar panels all over. Donald Trump says manmade climate change is a hoax, and would pour on the coal and fossil fuels. President Obama says he already terrified by what’s coming. This hour On Point, the huge canyon over climate in the 2016 race. — Tom Ashbrook

Guests

Coral Davenport, reporter covering energy and environmental policy for the New York Times. (@CoralMDavenport)

Jeff Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Director of the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Professor at Columbia University. (@JeffDSachs)

Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND, Republican U.S. Representative for North Dakota’s At-Large District., Environmental policy advisor for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Serves on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (@RepKevinCramer)

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

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