The 2020 election finds the U.S. at a crossroads with the two presidential candidates miles apart on combating climate change. As part of NHPR’s By Degrees climate reporting initiative, we look at the prospects for carbon reduction in each candidate's approach. Closer to home, we examine how the plans offered up by New Hampshire gubernatorial candidates differ. How important is climate change as an issue for New Hampshire voters?
Airdate: Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020
- Rebecca Hersher - reporter on NPR's Science Desk, where she reports on outbreaks, natural disasters, and environmental and health research.
- Annie Ropeik - NHPR’s Climate and Energy reporter. She heads up the By Degrees climate reporting initiative.
- Jeff Feingold - Editor, New Hampshire Business Review.
Read Annie Ropeik's reporting on how the divide on climate change policy in the race for governor puts N.H. at a crossroads. Watch or listen to The Exchange 2020 Candidate Debates with Gov. Chris Sununu and State Senator Dan Feltes.
Click here to hear a February 2020 episode of The Exchange examining the One Trillion Trees initiative and the feasibility of carbon capture.
Rebecca Hersher reported on the rising costs of climate change to the economy and to individual families.