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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Neither candidate will do enough for the environment
Neither candidate denounces nuclear power reactors.
Nuclear waste disposal is a long-term threat to environmental safety.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Neither candidate will do enough for the environment
Neither candidate has a 100% green transportation policy plan.
To support the environment, candidates must disinvest from the auto industry and invest in public transport.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Donald Trump will be better for the environment
Trump will expand hunting and fishing access
Trump has expanded hunting and fishing access on public lands during his first term.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Neither candidate will do enough for the environment
Both candidates take money from energy executives.
Candidates need to be unbiased by donations from oil, gas, or coal companies.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Neither candidate will do enough for the environment
Neither candidate supports zero waste.
The U.S. should follow clean production and principles of zero waste.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Donald Trump will be better for the environment
Trump will protect public lands
Trump designated new wilderness areas during his first term.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Joe Biden will be better for the environment
Biden will hold polluters accountable to protect minority communities.
Biden will reinstate federal protections, rolled back by the Trump Administration, that were designed to protect communities. He will make it a priority for all agencies to engage in community-driven approaches to develop solutions for environmental injustices affecting communities of color, low-income, and indigenous communities.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Joe Biden will be better for the environment
Biden will invest in clean and resilient infrastructure.
Biden will commit that every infrastructure investment that receives federal funding should reduce climate pollution, as much as possible. Climate impacts are regional, and the solutions will be too.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Joe Biden will be better for the environment
Biden will take an international approach to the climate crisis.
Biden will use every tool of American foreign policy to push the rest of the world to raise their ambitions alongside the United States.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Donald Trump will be better for the environment
Trump will reduce marine debris
The President supported and signed the Save Our Seas Act.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Donald Trump will be better for the environment
Trump will provide clean-up grants to communities
Trump has provided communities with Brownfield grants to help them clean up hazardous waste.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Donald Trump will be better for the environment
Trump will clean up hazardous sites
Trump has a record of protecting hazardous waste sites.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Donald Trump will be better for the environment
Trump will improve forest management
Trump has worked with Federal and State officials to prevent forest fires.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Joe Biden will be better for the environment
Biden will move the U.S. to zero emissions and a clean energy economy.
Biden will 1) establish an enforcement mechanism to achieve the 2050 goal, 2) make a historic investment in energy and climate research and innovation, 3) incentivize the rapid deployment of clean energy innovations across the economy.
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What are the pros and cons of The Green New Deal?
The goals of the Green New Deal
The Green New Deal aims to create a zero-emissions society
Meet one hundred percent of the United States' power/energy demand through clean, renewable, and zero-emission energy sources. The proponents of this position hope to accomplish this goal within ten years of implementation.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Donald Trump will be better for the environment
Trump will protect air quality
Trump has improved air quality EPA standards.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Donald Trump will be better for the environment
Trump will prioritize restoration projects
Donald Trump has a record of prioritizing land restoration projects during his first term in office.
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What are the pros and cons of The Green New Deal?
The benefits of the Green New Deal
The Green New Deal will grow the United States' economy
Estimates suggest that the Green New Deal will create over two million net new jobs in the energy sector. These new jobs come largely from the energy sector. When more Americans are employed, they tend to spend their money, which boosts the economy.
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What are the pros and cons of The Green New Deal?
The benefits of the Green New Deal
The Green New Deal will eliminate deaths caused by global climate change
The Green New Deal aims to reduce the thousands of deaths annually caused by global climate change. These deaths are caused by air pollution, wildfires, illnesses related to them.
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What are the pros and cons of The Green New Deal?
The drawbacks of the Green New Deal
The Green New Deal will expand the federal government's involvement in the energy sector
Private industries currently operate most of the energy sector. Government involvement would only hurt the industry by overregulating and slowing the industry sector down to bureaucracy's speed.
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What are the pros and cons of The Green New Deal?
The goals of the Green New Deal
The Green New Deal works with farmers to eliminate pollution
A vital point of the Green New Deal is to work with farmers to create a system that promotes farming without pollution and greenhouse gases. This aims to keep farmers working while reducing emissions.
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What are the pros and cons of The Green New Deal?
The goals of the Green New Deal
The Green New Deal will overhaul the transportation system
Create a transportation system in the United States that utilizes high-speed rail and hybrid technology. This will reduce single-car-user commuting, which will significantly cut down on one of the leading causes of pollution, vehicles.
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What are the pros and cons of The Green New Deal?
The goals of the Green New Deal
The Green New deal is a jobs guarantee
The Green New Deal aims to boost the American economy by creating millions of new jobs. These will be in multiple sectors, including (but not limited to) transportation, agriculture, and energy.
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What are the pros and cons of The Green New Deal?
The drawbacks of the Green New Deal
The Green New Deal will increase the deficit in the United States
A total change from fossil fuels to renewable energies would cost the United States trillions of dollars. This would only add to the deficit, and cuts to other vital programs would be necessary for the Green New Deal to become a reality.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Joe Biden will be better for the environment
Biden will support the coal miners and their communities.
Biden will commit our country to fulfilling our obligation to all workers impacted by the energy transition, like coal miners and power plant workers and their communities.
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Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the environment?
Neither candidate will do enough for the environment
Neither candidate takes climate change seriously enough.
Neither candidate supports a Green New Deal.
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