Presidential candidates discuss climate change

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CLEVELAND (NewsNation Now) — In the backdrop of raging wildfires in California, President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden discussed the climate and alternative energy.

This topic was not on the original list of topics for the debate, but became an area of focus as moderator Chris Wallace looked at the records of Trump and Biden.

Watch the full interaction in the player above.

The two candidates are going head-to-head in Tuesday’s debate in Cleveland moderated by Fox News’ Chris Wallace.

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Topics included the candidate’s records, the coronavirus pandemic, the economy, race and violence, Supreme Court vacancy, climate change and election integrity.

The presidential election is a little more than a month away, but many states have already begun voting.

NewsNation will be providing unedited sections of the debate all night, so you can see what both sides said.