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Climate Anxiety Persists On N.H. Campaign Trail As Candidates Tout Big Plans

Throughout the presidential primary campaign, voters in New Hampshire have said climate change is one of their top priorities. And even as candidates emphasize the dangers of global warming – and detail their plans to address it – many voters aren’t reassured.

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Interesting: faced with a “what would you do on day one” question about climate change, @DevalPatrick offers a very straight up “day one” answer: the first day would be about meshing with the emergency management team bc disasters inevitably come. #FITN #nhpolitics #WMUR

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Patrick in New Hampshire

Playing on the cliché on what he’d do on day one of his presidency, Patrick joked with League of Conservation Voters State Director Rob Werner that much of his first day would go toward finding the best route through the White House to his office, but re-entering the Paris Climate Accords would be another immediate … Continue reading "https://www.unionleader.com/news/politics/voters/patrick-leans-on-mass-governing-experience-in-presidential-bid/article_54fb8d74-5c25-545a-993b-d54c6df224e2.html"

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Sanders in New Hampshire

.@BernieSanders on climate in Portsmouth, NH: “Our opponents say we are alarmist… I am very alarmed & everybody in this country & this world should be alarmed. Isn’t it a wonderful thing that it is the younger generation… telling their parents that we gotta save this planet?”

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Booker again with a swipe at “plans,” this time while discussing climate change: “I’ve been doing this not because I’m running for president and I just roll out a plan. This has been a consistent part of my life since I’ve been in public office.

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Sanders in New Hampshire

.@BernieSanders was a bit more forceful than usual just now as he discussed his Green New Deal plan here in NH: “I have been criticized for introducing the most sweeping climate change proposal in the history of the United States of America. I apologize to no one.

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Steyer in New Hampshire

Manchester, NH: Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer addresses town hall – says race is about taking back government, says he would declare state of emergency over climate on day #1. The questions & comments tonight. #nhpolitics via @JeanWMUR

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Warren in New Hampshire

Warren used Esper’s example to underscore what she considers the pervasive corruption that has hijacked the federal government. She said the climate change emergency was partially born out of fossil fuel lobby money infiltrating Washington D.C., which gave mostly Republican politicians cover to doubt established climate science.

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