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Climate Science Controversy On The Campaign Trail04:52

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Climate change is a controversial topic in this election cycle, especially when it come to teaching it in school. So far, only 12 states have adopted a new set of science education standards that include human impacts on global warming.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Leigh Paterson of Inside Energy reports on how climate change in the classroom is playing out on the Wyoming campaign trail.


  • Leigh Paterson, reporter for Inside Energy, a collaborative journalism initiative among public media with roots in Colorado, Wyoming and North Dakota. She tweets @Sclaterpee.

This segment aired on October 27, 2014.

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