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For climate change, the stakes of the November 8 elections are, as Donald Trump would say, YUUUUUGE.

To put it plainly, the fate of the Obama administration’s work to tackle the problem rests on the outcomes of the presidential and Senate elections. And that, in turn, will have implications for international attempts to address the issue.

So what could happen next with climate policy? Explore our Climate Simulator to find out.

Editor’s note: To see how different choices affect the outcome, follow the simulator to the end. Restart the simulator to explore different outcomes.

Trump photo credit: Gage Skidmore
Clinton photo credit: Alexander Jonesi

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