A Preview of the Head to Head Debate Between Biden and Sanders

Photo Montage: AP via WBUR

In his press conference this week explaining why he is staying in the Presidential race, Senator Sanders promised in the upcoming Debate on Sunday night to ask Vice President Joe Biden “How are you going to respond to the scientists who tell us we have 7 or 8 years remaining to transform our energy system before irreparable harm takes place to this planet because of the ravages of climate change?”  We believe that the candidates will be asked about their climate change plans and that their differences will become more apparent.

Some journalists have already compared their plans to see how they each tackle the “existential crisis” that is climate change.  To get smart quickly before the debate, we recommend that you check out Frederick Hewiett of WBUR’s comparison of “Where Sanders and Biden Agree, and Disagree, On Climate,” and Dino Granidini of The Washington Post’s Energy 202 on “The Four Biggest Differences Between the Biden and Sanders Climate Plans.” 

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