Comparison Of Hillary Clinton And The Keystone Pipeline

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One of the most important issues today for the left is climate change, rampant disregard for the environment will leave the world in shambles. There are a few current issues for the environment as well, like whether to allow fracking and the keystone pipeline. While most Republicans still deny it is a thing the Democratic candidates, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, have both put forth their own plans to combat its effects. Hillary’s plan mainly involves solar power plants providing energy, wanting to build 500 million panels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions over many years. Bernie on the other hand wants to use several sources of clean energy like wind power, improve our electrical infrastructure, and to create a fossil fuel free country. Both candidates’ energy plans are ambitious and not without issues, the lack of a nuclear power option is troubling, but they are both right in that this country needs to change and fast. Since it takes years for the atmosphere to filter these natural gasses even if we stopped emitting them now we would still feel their effects for years, so …show more content…
Solar panels alone won’t solve our energy issues but 500 million would still provide a lot of power. Hillary’s problem involves her stance on both fracking, her indecisiveness about the keystone pipeline, and dodging around the idea of nuclear power. Hillary’s opinions are not clear and sometimes outright contradictory, she is currently anti-fracking but endorses it to other countries, and she has recently also flipped on her opinion of the keystone pipeline. Her plan is also real similar to Bernie’s requiring years to set up grids for solar power and will be massively expensive. She does have a much better chance however being much less extreme than Bernie on her plans for promoting alternate energy. She doesn’t want to unsubsidized oil and her tax propositions aren’t as

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