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AP: Climate Change Matters This Election via @EcoWatch

Presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hold radically different views on climate change and how—if at all, in Trump's case—the issue should be addressed. The Earth has had three record hot years in a row with deadly heat waves scorching cities, sea level rise swamping coastlines and diseases threatening public health. Government action can make a difference on climate issues, as evidenced by the Reagan-approved Montreal Protocol and George H.W. Bush's campaign to reduce acid rain. For not just America but the world, climate change matters in this election. According to the AP, here's where the candidates stand on climate change : Trump calls attempts to remedy global warming "just a very, very expensive form of tax." He tells coal miners he'll get their jobs back. Solar power now employs four times more people than coal mining. Clinton proposes to spend $60...

Full article: http://www.ecowatch.com/climate-change-election-199101340...

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