29 Jul '16, 8am

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PHILADELPHIA — One of the biggest applause lines in Hillary Clinton’s nomination acceptance speech on Thursday night might surprise you: “I believe in science.” The crowd roared when she said it, because they knew what she meant: She accepts climate science, unlike Donald Trump and many politicians in his party. Clinton followed that up by saying, “I believe that climate change is real and that we can save our planet while creating millions of good-paying clean energy jobs.” A few minutes later, she expanded on that idea: “In my first 100 days, we will work with both parties to pass the biggest investment in new, good-paying jobs since World War II. Jobs in manufacturing, clean energy, technology and innovation, small business and infrastructure. If we invest in infrastructure now, we’ll not only create jobs today, but lay the foundation for the jobs of the future.” In her...

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