28 Jul '16, 7pm

What does Hillary Clinton need to do to win over climate hawk voters?

What does Hillary Clinton need to do to win over climate hawk voters?

The evidence is becoming clearer that fracked natural gas is not a bridge to a clean energy future, but, as environmental activist Bill McKibben says, is “a costly detour.” Promoting natural gas is simply incompatable with U.S. climate targets. According to McKibben , because of methane leaks from natural gas, “it’s even possible that America’s contribution to global warming increased during the Obama years.” Clinton now has some political cover to come out against natural gas because of such a strong party platform that pledges to institute a “climate test” on federal infrastructure projects. There is just no way that fracked natural gas, mined coal or extracted oil can ever meet realistic targets to prevent runaway global warming that were agreed to at the Paris climate talks. Just as President Obama explained that the “climate test” is the reason he rejected the Keyston...

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