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Santorum announces White House bid

Former two-term Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who won 11 primary states and came in second behind eventual nominee Mitt Romney in 2012, launched his second bid for the White House. Senator Santorum believes climate change is "cyclical" an...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 27, 2015


Bush on man-made climate change

At a private campaign event in Bedford, New Hampshire, presumed presidential nominee and former Florida governor Jeb Bush told supporters it was intellectually "arrogant" to presume the science of manmade climate change is settled (

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 21, 2015


Graham: climate is destabilizer

Also in response to President Obama's convocation speech. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who plans to announce his presidential intentions on June 1st, said: "I don't know if it's an immediate national security threat, but I think the ef...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 21, 2015


First Republican debate announced

Fox News and Facebook are partnering to host the first debate of the presidential election season on August 6th at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. In order to be eligible to participate in the debate, Republican candid...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 20, 2015


Jindal explores options

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal formed an exploratory committee to help him weigh whether to jump into the race for the Republican nomination. In the past, Governor Jindal has called climate change a "Trojan horse" for more federal regulation. ...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 18, 2015


IA Scientists: Address Climate

On Monday, a group of 188 scientists and researchers from 29 colleges and universities across Iowa issued an open statement to presidential candidates campaigning in the Hawkeye State: provide detailed plans for addressing climate change.

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 11, 2015


Bush on faith-based environmentalism

Former Florida Governor and likely presidential candidate Jeb Bush delivered a commencement speech at Liberty University over the weekend, where he detailed concern for the environment as one of the key components of his faith.

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 09, 2015


Christie campaigns in NH

On the campaign trail in New Hampshire, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie revealed details of his economic vision for the country, though he is yet to officially declare his candidacy. As for the energy sector, Gov. Christie pledged he would s...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 08, 2015