The leading Republican candidates for president have been practically falling over each other in an attempt to stake out the most extreme climate denier positions. Whether it’s frontrunner Donald Trump calling climate change an outright hoax, or Senator Cruz calling it a liberal plot to ensure “massive government control of the economy, the energy sector, and every aspect of our lives,” it’s clear that they are in a race to stake out the most radical positions to deny climate change.
When leading Republican candidates all deny the urgency of climate change in order to please the Big Polluters that fund their campaigns, we need the strongest possible climate champion in 2016, and that person is undeniably Hillary Clinton.
Not only has Hillary been outspoken about how she plans to meet the climate challenge head-on, she has the record and experience to build on the achievements of the Obama presidency.
Before tonight’s townhall, LCV’s memo shows why we believe she is the best candidate to combat climate change. Since announcing her candidacy, Hillary Clinton has:
You can learn more about Hillary’s outstanding environmental record here.
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