This election cycle, young people are standing up and refusing to let ExxonMobil buy out our democracy.

An overwhelming majority of scientists agree that climate change is real and is caused by human activity and the burning of fossil fuels. Republican candidates for president, however, don’t want to connect fossil fuels to climate change.

Why? Because climate deniers pay politicians to deny the science. As a result, these candidates largely ignore one of the biggest problems our country faces.