#ClimateForum2020 Schedule Update

We’re just one week away from #ClimateForum! Yesterday we announced the schedule for the two days of questions with candidates and shortly we’ll bring you information for how you can live stream the forum. We hope you’ve marked your calendars!

Thursday, September 19

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Senator Michael Bennet

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Andrew Yang

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Marianne Williamson

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Senator Bernie Sanders

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Former Representative John Delaney

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
Representative Tim Ryan

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Former Secretary Julián Castro

Friday, September 20

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Senator Cory Booker

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Governor Steve Bullock

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
Tom Steyer

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Former Governor Bill Weld

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