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In the presidential debates back in 2008 and 2012, the candidates clearly didn’t know how to make climate change resonate with voters — if they mentioned it at all. Communities across the country were feeling the impacts of climate change firsthand — I was seeing it in my own home state of California — but the political conversation wasn’t catching up to reality.
Climate change is the challenge of our generation, but unfortunately many politicians are stuck in the past — old industries, old energy sources, old ideas. They fear that even accepting the science of climate change, let alone advocating any action, is bad for their political careers. They were playing with a stacked deck — propped up by the megaphones and millions from Big Oil interests who were willing to drown out 爱上海419论坛