With climate change posing an existential threat to the world, the 2020 United States Presidential candidates are in a unique position to make or break the future of this planet with their climate policy. Each candidate takes a starkly different stance on the environment and its intersection with the economy, trade, and scientific fact.
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Neither candidate does enough to treat the climate crisis as the emergency that it is.
Biden supports a carbon tax, and doesn't think a federal push to ban fracking is realistic.
Trump's administration has completed 58 environmental policy roll backs, per the NYT, including lowering regulation requirements of major industrial polluters via the Clean Air Act and loosening offshore drilling safety regulations implemented after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.