The midterm elections are around the corner, and here on the climate desk we’ve been looking at how the issue of climate change is playing out around the country. It’s made its way into high-profile races where candidates have sparred over climate science , like Florida’s contest for governor between Ron DeSantis, a Republican who said he didn’t want to be known as an “alarmist,” and Andrew Gillum, a Democrat who said he’d be a governor who “believes in science.” And increasingly, we found, candidates in tight House and Senate races are becoming less shy about putting climate change on the airwaves, using political advertisements to both attack their opponents’ views and burnish […]