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What can you do as President to protect animals and the environment?

Animals are being killed at an alarming rate and are also abused, trafficked, and subjected to cruelty.

Submitted by: Mary Jo B. from PA
Sept. 27, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
55

What role should the federal goverment play in managing states' water rights?

Western states such as Nevada & Arizona share water from the Colorado River Basin. An extended drought over the last few years reduced the basin's water capacity. How can we make this less severe?

Submitted by: Aaron K. from AZ
Sept. 27, 2016, 10:30 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
9

Regina Whitman

BLM & DOI inhumane and corrupt activities allow PUBLIC lands to be turned over to private interests for profit. This is wiping out OUR wildlife and destroying OUR land. Will you put an end to this?

Submitted by: Regina W.
Oct. 7, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Issue area: Environment
14

How do concerns about reliability for wind and solar energy affect your policy?

Peak production from wind and solar energy may not match peak consumption times during a day. What's the best way to smooth and match the energy production and consumption curves?

Submitted by: Steve J. from VA
Oct. 7, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
91

Would you support a carbon fee and dividend plan as proposed by Dr. James Hansen

Dr. Hansen and others believe that it would be much more effective at reducing CO2 emissions than cap and trade.

Submitted by: Robert C.
Sept. 27, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
62

How will you promote & incentivize alt energy production to average citizens?

Subsidies and rebates are nationally low for average citizens to obtain. How much will you boost them to encourage more people to make their own energy? Solar & wind tech are getting more efficient.

Submitted by: Lee L. from TX
Sept. 27, 2016, 8:11 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
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Submitted by: robert w. from MS
Oct. 8, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
92

Why should Americans support the selling off of park lands to for profits?

The majority of Americans support the reintroduction of native species and untainted lands. How is selling off lands to farmers for cattle grazing or pipelines consistent with Americans wants?

Submitted by: Julie S. from IL
Sept. 29, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
51

When scientific evidence conflicts with corporate profit, how would you respond?

While the economy and terrorism grab headlines, the exploitation of our planet poses the most serious threat to our lives.

Submitted by: Larry R. from MN
Oct. 1, 2016, 4:16 a.m.
Issue area: Environment
110

Does "Change" include banning transport of horses to slaughter?

Unspeakable brutality and high profit attend the theft and/or sale of companion and race/polo/show horses to Kill Buyers, who advertise them for "bailout" online and use the money to buy more!

Submitted by: Maureen A. from GA
Sept. 28, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
23

If Climate Change is not a concern now, do you think it will be in the future?

India and China are rapidly increasing their rates of auto ownership and meat consumption. You both have grand children. Do you have any concerns that future generations will be able to survive that

Submitted by: Mark D. from CA
Sept. 30, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
165

What are you guys going to do about the pollution problem we have in the United?

In the United States people throw trash on the floor. The trash on the floor causes pollution. It doesn't just affect our world it affects the ocean world and all the sea animals and creatures.

Submitted by: Grace H. from CA
Oct. 7, 2016, 4:01 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
15

How will you lower carbon dioxide levels?

For the first time ever, carbon dioxide levels have reached over 400 ppm. That is an incredibly high number that needs to be lowered, or else by 2100 millions will be displaced and killed.

Submitted by: Julia P. from RI
Oct. 4, 2016, 12:02 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
35

Why have you remained silent on the North Dakota Access Pipeline?

This concerns three topics millennials feel strongly about: the fair treatment of the indigenous people of this country, climate change, and the rights of people over corporations. Will you respond?

Submitted by: James R. from CA
Oct. 8, 2016, 2:44 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
151

Are you aware of meltdown-free nuclear reactors?

Molten Salt Nuclear Reactors can provide safe abundant energy for the whole country for decades running on the current stockpile of nuclear waste. Isn't this something the USA should invest in?

Submitted by: Adam B. from CT
Sept. 27, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
Issue area: Environment
108
Submitted by: William S H. from NC
Sept. 27, 2016, 8:31 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
34

Will unacceptable impacts of climate change be avoided?

Are candidates aware of climate change risks? Legislators joining business, non-govt groups, and concerned citizens will open opportunities and address risks. Judge awareness w/ details in link.

Submitted by: John P. from IL
Sept. 27, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
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What is your stance on GMO labeling and our right to know what's in our food?

Sixty-four countries around the world, including Australia, Japan, and all of the countries in the European Union, require genetically modified foods to be labelled. We do not.

Submitted by: sarah r. from FL
Sept. 27, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
27

World population continues to grow exponentially, so what should we be doing?

Population is currently at 7.4 billion and projected to reach 10 billion in 2100 and resources of soils, forests, ores, fisheries, biodiversity, water and energy per capita are declining.

Submitted by: Lee M. from CA
Oct. 4, 2016, 5:59 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
8

This is the hottest year ever; what are you going to do about global warming?

As of September, we've passed the carbon tipping point and this has been the hottest year ever recorded. What are you going to do about global warming?

Submitted by: Lisa S. from FL
Oct. 9, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
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Tell us your position on Climate Change & what exactly informs that position.

please reference recognized scientific research and experts in your response

Submitted by: mike g. from MA
Sept. 29, 2016, 7:38 a.m.
Issue area: Environment

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