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Connections: Do Local Candidates Care About Climate Change?

Is climate change a local issue when it comes to elections? Typically, we talk about climate change policy on the national level. But a growing list of local communities are adopting policies in regards to climate change. This week, Rochester's People's Climate Coalition is sponsoring a candidate forum with a focus on building a "sustainable economy." What exactly does that mean? We ask our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.