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With 12 days left until Election Day, the candidates discussed topics including the coronavirus, American families, race in America, and climate change. Here’s a roundup of data on these four debate issues.
Nearly 5.4 million hybrid electric vehicles and over 1.4 million plug-in electric vehicles have sold since they came on the market in 1999 and 2010, respectively.
The candidates discussed the pandemic and economic recovery, climate change, voting, and more — but what does the data show on these issues?
The visa allows skilled workers entry into the US. While total approvals are up, the approval rate dropped from 95.7% in 2015 to 84.9% in 2019 — and the administration has paused all H-1B admissions through the end of 2020.
The US Department of Energy has compiled data on more than 41,000 passenger car models sold in the United States since 1984.
At the center of the Green New Deal is a move to rebuild American infrastructure “by eliminating pollution and greenhouse gas emissions as much as technologically feasible” and “meeting 100 percent of the power demand in the United States through clean, renewable, and zero-emission energy sources.”
Here’s where the United States stands on both of the power and emissions fronts.