Election Day 2016
November 8th, 2016 (Election Day 2016) will mark a historic day for the United States of America and the rest of the world as American Citizens hit the polls to vote and welcome in a new presidential candidate. Many Americans will agree that this year’s election has been the most dramatic election, probably since the Civil War. Although it may be tough to quantify that statement, there is no doubt that this election is one for the books. It has been as suspenseful as a soap opera and as absurd as a dog eating a child’s homework the night before it’s due. Nonetheless, it is happening. One way or another, America will have to brace themselves for whatever the future holds.
One of the big topics that has hovered over the presidential campaign is climate change. A historic climate deal was reached on November 4th, 2016 – the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement is pact reached by the United Nations that aims to phase out greenhouse gas emissions this century. Nearly 200 nations are on board to devise a plan against climate change. More importantly, leaders wasted no time as UN members avoid Trump talk as they work to turn Paris Agreement into action. US Presidential candidate, Donald Trump, has made it clear that he wants to abandon the pact. Trump doubts that climate change is caused by human-made greenhouse gases, including burning coal and oil. On the other hand, Trump’s opponent Hilary Clinton, is an avid supporter of the movement.
Who will be America’s next president?
It is unsure whether Hilary or Donald will win. What is sure, is that each candidate is radically different from the other including what they stand for. For instance, both candidates have different agendas when it comes to climate change. By the end of election day, we will have a better idea of America’s direction. Nevertheless, America will remain as one of the leading nations of the world for better or for worse.
In conclusion, if you are an American Citizen, it is imperative that you exercise your right to vote. Whether you are pro Hilary or pro Donald, make sure you hit the polls, cast your ballot, and have an influence on your country’s future. Get out and vote!