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The quick guide to America’s 2016 Presidential candidates stances on environmental issues

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances on environmental issues

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political views on environmental issues

Donald Trump is President elect of the United States. Trump was a New York City based real estate developer, television personality and author. Trump is an alumnus of Fordham University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, and global warming is a natural occurrence Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, and the government should never support unproven technologies Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

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Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political views on environmental issues

Hillary Clinton was the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Clinton served as United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, a U.S. Senator from New York State from 2001 to 2009 and First Lady of the United States under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. Clinton is an alumna of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, but increase oversight Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

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Jill Stein

Jill Stein’s political views on environmental issues

Jill Stein was the Green Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Stein is a physician and was a candidate for the Governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010. Stein is an alumna of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production  Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies  Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, end all offshore oil drilling  Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead  Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

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Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson’s political views on environmental issues

Gary Johnson was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Johnson served as the governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003. Johnson is an alumnus of the University of New Mexico –Albuquerque.

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, and deregulate the energy sector to let the free market determine the best energy sources Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, but increase oversight Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

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