Scientists Ask Presidential Candidates: What Will You Do About Climate Change?

Chemical & Engineering News - Dozens of scientists and others with expertise in climate change today called for U.S. presidential candidates to spell out how they intend to make the U.S. the world leader in clean energy.

"We need a president who will make good decisions and choices based on the available science," said one of the letter's signers, Katherine Hayhoe, director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. "There is certainly plenty of debate over what those solutions could look like, but the debate should not focus on whether there's a real problem or not." Clean energy technologies are already advancing "in leaps and bounds," she said.

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