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Scripps News Reports: How climate change factors into the election

Scripps News investigates the existing and future effects of climate change, and examines what it means for candidates and voters in the presidential race.
Offshore Wind Future
Posted at 6:30 PM, Jun 20, 2024

Climate change is a fact of life, with the frequently fatal effects already on display year over year.

On the presidential campaign trail, the leading Democratic and Republican candidates hold sharply opposed views — while states like Florida sit in the crosshairs of a new reality.

Scripps News investigates the myriad effects: From skyrocketing insurance costs to the efforts to keep coastlines healthy. We examine how climate change has already affected our environment, the impacts forecast for the near future, and how climate change is influencing this year's presidential race.

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