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Climate politics: Beyond Bush

The next US president could lead the country into meaningful action on controlling greenhousegas emissions, but only if he, or she, can seize the moment. Jeff Tollefson reports.

Rudy Giuliani and Hillary Clinton could bring very different approaches to addressing climate change if elected president. Credit: C. SENTER/AP; C. DHARAPAK/AP
See also our Climate politics special, and take the quiz: What every president should know Credit: M-H Jeeves
Charismatic candidates, but how green are their policies? From left to right: Fred Thompson, Barack Obama, John McCain and John Edwards. Credit: J. L. MAGANA/AP; S. SENNE/AP; J. RAOUX/AP; C. NEIBERGALL/AP
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Jeff Tollefson covers climate, energy and the environment for Nature.

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Tollefson, J. Climate politics: Beyond Bush. Nature 450, 340–341 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/450340a

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