In her own words: “2018 was the fourth-hottest year on record globally, and another near-record year for U.S. weather and climate related natural disasters. From the floods in the Midwest to the forest fires in the West to intensifying storms and hurricanes across the country, we have already seen the devastating, consequences of a changing climate and the toll it takes on people. Addressing the climate crisis is an urgent priority for our communities, for our economy and for our planet. That’s why on day one of my presidency, I will get us back into the International Climate Change Agreement. And then on day two and day three, I will bring back the clean power rules and gas mileage standards that the Obama administration put into place.”

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Klobuchar on climate change

I’ve gotten a nearly 100% rating from the main environmental groups and it’s very consistent and that is because I’ve stood up against the rollback of so many of these environmental rules. I feel strongly. I have voted for cap and trade and for strong efforts to attack climate change and the climate crisis.

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Highlights from CNN's Climate Town Hall

For the first time in history, 10 leading Democratic presidential candidates gathered in prime time to answer in-depth questions about how they would combat the climate crisis and mitigate climate impacts. Here are some highlights from each of the candidates.

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Klobuchar on climate change

On day one of my presidency, I’ll get us back into the International Climate Change Agreement. And on days two and three, I’ll bring back the Clean Power Plan, which sets emissions standards for states with respect to reductions in carbon dioxide emissions and restore and strengthen our fuel economy standards. Continued »

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At CNN town hall, Klobuchar lays out her moderate approach to the climate crisis

Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s position throughout the town hall was that we need to “do what the science tells us.” To do that, she proposed that she would prioritize achieving 100% net-zero emissions no later than 2050 and said that we need to limit warming to 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit.

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When it comes to tackling climate change, we need a strong voice from the Heartland. Because this isn’t just about the rising sea levels — it’s about the floods, fires, and tornadoes. If we are going to lead this fight, we need to bring the whole country with us. #ClimateTownHall

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Klobuchar at CNN Climate Town Hall

Sen. Amy Klobuchar says her climate change plan will cost between $2 and $3 trillion, a stark difference from the price tag of Sen. Sanders’ plan of $16 trillion. “You got to be honest with people about how you’re going to get the money,” Klobuchar said. #ClimateTownHall https://t.co/NE4KQYq5uC

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