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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


Fiorina declares candidacy

As expected, Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and one-time senatorial candidate in California, made official her bid to seek the office of the presidency. She points to her private sector background and conservative credentials ...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 05, 2015


Carson joins field

Dr. Ben Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon from Johns Hopkins, jumped into the presidential race where he will vie for the republican nomination against a large field of seasoned politicos. On climate change, Dr. Carson has said: "Respons...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 04, 2015


Graham: climate change 'real'

In an interview with Fox News Sunday, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who is more than 90 percent sure he is running for president, called climate change "real" but rejected cap and trade as the policy mechanism to address the issue. "I...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | April 19, 2015