Hillary Clinton: Drive Less, Reduce Personal Use of Electricity to Help Stop Climate Change

Planet Hillary NYT Magazine
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged voters to look at their personal habits in order to stop climate change, calling it one of the world’s biggest problems that the next president would have to face. “On an individual level, you know there are a lot of things that if more people did it, you would see results,” she said. Clinton shared her thoughts on global warming during a town hall with YouTube creators in Los Angeles, California. During the conversation, Clinton took a question from a person named “Swoozie” who said he felt “helpless” when driving by industrial sites and watching towers of smoke float into the sky. “I feel like these guys are just doing this stuff, just polluting our world and here in L.A. I just recently moved and the pollution here and the smog is ridiculous,” he said. After praising Obama for implementing more regulations on power plants and pursuing an international agreement to reduce emissions Clinton asked everyone to look at their personal energy consumption habits. “Be careful about your own energy use, pay attention to your energy use, pay attention to how much you’re driving, if you have an electric car, more power to