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Bernie Sanders, Candidate With Most Ambitious Climate Plan, Drops out of 2020 Race

Bernie Sanders, Candidate With Most Ambitious Climate Plan, Drops out of 2020 Race

Bernie Sanders, the Independent Vermont Senator who campaigned for aggressive action on the climate crisis and environmental justice, has dropped out of the 2020 Democratic primary race. His announcement, made Wednesday morning during a conference call with his entire staff, means the more moderate former Vice President Joe Biden will face off against President Donald […]

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    Democrats’ Climate Crisis Town Hall Lasted 7 Hours

    Democrats’ Climate Crisis Town Hall Lasted 7 Hours

    For the first time, Democratic contenders for President participated in a town hall solely focused on the climate crisis. For more than seven hours last night, 10 candidates fielded questions from an audience of Democratic voters and from CNN’s moderators. After a summer of record heat waves, wildfires and ice melt, and on the heels […]

    Democratic Candidates Spent 13 Minutes on Climate Change in Second Presidential Debate

    Democratic Candidates Spent 13 Minutes on Climate Change in Second Presidential Debate

    Democratic presidential candidates spent 13 minutes on climate change in the second presidential debate Wednesday evening in Detroit — one more minute than the 12 spent on Tuesday evening, according to a Washington Post tally. Washington governor Jay Inslee, whose campaign has centered around the issue, kicked off the discussion by centering climate change as […]

    Accused of Plagiarism, Biden Campaign Admits Lifting ‘Carbon Capture’ Section of Climate Plan From Fossil Fuel-Backed Group

    Accused of Plagiarism, Biden Campaign Admits Lifting ‘Carbon Capture’ Section of Climate Plan From Fossil Fuel-Backed Group

    By Jake Johnson Almost immediately after releasing a climate plan Tuesday that green groups slammed as woefully inadequate in part due to its embrace of industry-backed proposals such as “carbon capture,” presumptive 2020 Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden faced accusations of plagiarizing language from a number of sources, including a coalition consisting of major fossil fuel […]

    Where Does 2020 Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Stand on the Environment?

    Where Does 2020 Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Stand on the Environment?

    On Thursday Former Vice President Joe Biden announced he will enter the crowded 2020 Democratic Primary, NPR reported, focusing his announcement video on the threat posed to America’s identity and values by President Donald Trump. “I believe history will look back on four years of this president and all he embraces as an aberrant moment […]