Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has fought to shut the Enbridge Line 5 oil pipeline down to protect the environment of the Great Lakes region from a potential oil spill. Her challenger has promised to protect it.
Executive Director, Planet Forward
As communicators, how can we persuade voters on the urgency of climate change — especially as we head into a major election year? What would another four years of a Trump presidency mean for the environment?
Digital Editor, Planet Forward
Hosted by Planet Forward and the School of Media & Public Affairs, Frank Sesno led the conversation with the president and CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, and moderated a battery of audience questions.
The George Washington University
Climate change and other environmental issues have taken a major backseat in this election, even as extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy propel them into the headlines. The candidates haven't made the environment a priority - but do voters?