While sitting on a panel about bias in the media, Dan Rather called out the contrived format of the presidential debates, saying, "First of all, these aren't debates. They are a 'something,' but they aren't debates." We feel ya, Dan. Which is why we sought out the meatiest environmental questions that talented Grist actors the average Joe Six-Pack is looking to the next president to answer. Check out our video series riffing on the environmental soundbites fed to us each debate: Debated Breath: In video series, Grist tries to stump the candidates with tough climate questions. Your funny bone will …
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Ashley Braun is Grist's News Producer and (unofficially) its Official Puntificator. She's also a science nerd, a lazy runner, an organic container gardener, and an accidental "expert" on topics like cross-country relationships and social media.
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