No Questions About Climate Change at GOP Debate Sponsored by Big Oil


By Zaid Jilani

The Republican presidential candidates were asked about the Super Bowl but not the future of the planet Saturday night — there were no questionsabout climate change or global warming in the debate in St. Anselm College in New Hampshire.

Angelo Carusone, who works for pro-Hillary Clinton groups American Bridge and Media Matters, offered one possible reason why: The debate was sponsored by Big Oil:

Vote4Energy is a campaign of the American Petroleum Institute, the fossil fuel industry’s enormously powerful lobbying and trade association.


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