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Climate change on the forefront of many voters' minds

Flooded street in Cedar Rapids near 13th Ave. and J Street. Photo by Don Becker, USGS/Flickr

Climate change, while a major issue with huge ramifications, has been nearly lost in the clamor of this year's election campaigns. During all three presidential debates – a total of some four and a half hours of debating – less than six minutes was spent discussing the candidates’ policies related to climate change.

Scott Spak, PPC researcher and assistant professor of Urban and Regional Planning, recently spoke about climate change on Iowa Public Radio. Listen to the whole story here