Dem Debate Night 2: Inslee Calls the Shots, Booker Keeps it Real

Dem Debate Night 2: Inslee Calls the Shots, Booker Keeps it Real

Last night was night 2 of round 2 of the Democratic primary debates and the conversation on climate change was certainly more substantive than the first night. What really stood out about last night was Gov. Jay Inslee devoting his entire opening statement to climate change and the urgency with which we much act. Even […]

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Debate 2, Night 1: Progressives vs. Moderates

Debate 2, Night 1: Progressives vs. Moderates

Last night was the first night of the second round of the Democratic primary debates where 10 candidates had 2 hours to discuss a full gambit of voter issues including climate change. Which, by our count, got 14 total minutes of the 120-minute debate. The resounding theme for much of the evening was the disparity […]

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No Better Time for a Forum on Climate Change

No Better Time for a Forum on Climate Change

By Miro Korenha and Monica Medina, co-founders Our Daily Planet Out of 4 hours of air time, just a mere 14 minutes and 10 out of 170 questions were devoted to climate change during both nights of this week’s Democratic presidential primary debates. Certainly, other issues are important but climate change has been deemed by […]

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The Need for a Climate Change Forum is More Apparent than Ever Before

The Need for a Climate Change Forum is More Apparent than Ever Before

We couldn’t be more excited to share with you some BIG NEWS this morning. As you know, last night was #DemDebate2. For the second night in a row, it took more than an hour for a single climate change question to be asked and just like the first night, the topic of climate was only given […]

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Tweet of the Week: Dan Rather’s Take on Dem Debate Night 1

Tweet of the Week: Dan Rather’s Take on Dem Debate Night 1

Wait, are we done with the debate on climate change already? What did I miss? I had just gone to the fridge to get my Diet Dr. Pepper and. when I came back.. okay, I guess so much for the greatest existential threat to the planet — Dan Rather (@DanRather) June 27, 2019 As we […]

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Tweet of the Week: Sen. Schatz’s Debate Advice

Tweet of the Week: Sen. Schatz’s Debate Advice

To the 24 Democrats running for president: Climate change is a planetary emergency, and voters know it.  In April a CNN poll found that climate change was the top issue for D’s, outranking gun safety and even health care. But what does it mean to prioritize climate change? 1/5 — Brian Schatz (@brianschatz) June 18, […]

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