Climate Change: Comparing the Candidates

The remaining Presidential hopefuls talk of transforming the economy to save the environment. But who would actually get the job done?

Jason Grumet has a simple criterion for judging how to pick the best Presidential candidate. Grumet is the director of the National Commission on Energy Policy, a bipartisan group that has developed policies to tackle the twin issues of global warming and energy dependence. He wants the next Administration to take hard, major steps, such as imposing mandatory curbs on greenhouse gas emissions, boosting the efficiency of energy use, and offering incentives for renewable sources of energy.

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