Energy security came up frequently, but climate change only mentioned in passing
The first presidential debate between Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama focused mainly on national security issues and the economic crisis/Wall Street bailout package.
But energy issues came up a few times during the debate, with McCain and Obama squabbling over the details of how the country could achieve greater energy security.
Grist’s David Roberts and Kate Sheppard live-blogged the debate. Here are their posts: