The Differences Between Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump

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As we are slowly making our way to November, we are reading about policies that both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have. The Democratic and Republican nominees have different views on everything. Both have large followings, with quite a lot of people opting to vote for a third-party. While it is important to read over each of Trump and Hillary’s policies, some stand out more than others. Environmental issues are important. Many people are advocating for a much greener nation and others believe that global warming isn’t an issue. Both candidates have spoken out about the environment and other problems relating to it. Their stances and policies will be laid out in this paper. Donald Trump was an unexpected nominee for the republican party. …show more content…
Now she is the democratic candidate, but she shares similar environmental policies with Obama. She also shares one similar policy with Trump. Clinton is supportive of fracking, however she promoted fracking abroad rather than in the United States (Adler 2015). She is not in favor of drilling in the Artic on the other hand. She supports offshore drilling yet despite that, also thinks that we should move from oil and coal to renewable sources (Yale 2016). Clinton wants to keep people who were working as coal miners in jobs by transitioning them to the renewable energy field. With that, she has said that she will install, “500 million solar panels to increase solar energy production eight-fold in the U.S” (Murray 2016). Clinton plans to do that during her first-term. Unlike Trump and the carbon tax, Clinton has refused to make a stance on that issue. At first, Clinton would not comment on the Keystone Pipeline, but she has since come forward and said that she does not support it. In regards to the Paris Climate Agreement, she supports it and says it is a “historic step forward” (Yale 2016). Clinton will also follow the Obama administration and how they dealt with the EPA. She wants to work to eliminate environmental racism. Clinton believes that climate change is a problem and that we should focus more on it. She has shared many ideas with the Obama administration and …show more content…
Should Hillary become president, she would ratify the Paris Agreement and work with businesses to be greener. Trump would focus more on other issues besides environmental, but has shown support for creating more renewable energy. Trump is concerned with creating jobs for people over the United States. He wants to open mines to keep miners in work. Both him and Clinton support fracking, just in different places. Fracking in the Artic would be dangerous, but Trump has named that as one of the places we should. Clinton wants to export fracking in other countries which would be dangerous for the people there. Trump would like to become more independent with natural gas, stating that we have new technology that we should utilize (Yale 2016). Clinton has similar ideas, but she wants to slowly switch to renewable energy. Each candidate has their own ideas about the environment and how we should proceed with it. The impacts will be national and global no matter who is

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