Even Progressives View the Path to 100% Renewables With Pragmatism

Even Progressives View the Path to 100% Renewables With Pragmatism

One of the biggest points of contention among likely Democratic voters when it comes to climate change has been the timeline in which the United States should transition to 100% emissions-free energy. But whether that date is 2030 (as Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed) or 2050 (such as what Beto O’Rourke outlined) another critical factor […]

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Interview of the Week: Monica’s Take on the Climate Debate

Interview of the Week: Monica’s Take on the Climate Debate

There has been growing pressure from green groups and presidential candidates Gov. Jay Inslee for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to host a debate with presidential candidates focused solely on the topic of climate change. This week the DNC called Inslee’s campaign to”[let them] know that they will not host a climate debate.” Furthermore, according […]

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Joe Biden’s Climate Plan

Joe Biden’s Climate Plan

By Alexandra Patel and Miro Korenha  Critical to Democrats in the upcoming 2020 election is the stance the newly elected president will take on climate change and the impact it will have on America’s future. On Tuesday, June 4th, Presidential candidate Joe Biden made his position clear through his newly-released climate plan. Why this matters: […]

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The Chorus of Support for Climate Debate Grows

The Chorus of Support for Climate Debate Grows

So far, Governor Inslee and Senators Warren and Sanders have said they would support a Democratic Presidential debate dedicated solely to the subject of climate change.  Yesterday, three prominent Democratic Senators (Schatz, Whitehouse, and Heinrich) joined the chorus — in a letter to the President of NBC News they urged that the FIRST debate, set for June 26-27 in Miami, should be focused on climate change. 

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One 2020 thing: Elizabeth Warren IN for a climate change debate

One 2020 thing: Elizabeth Warren IN for a climate change debate

During selfie lines, people often press notes into my hands to explain why they’re in this fight. Last week in VA, I got a note asking if I support a climate debate. Yes! We need to do everything we can to save our planet. Thanks @usclimatestrike and @MoveOn for leading this. pic.twitter.com/SUykWTptTP — Elizabeth Warren […]

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2020 hopeful Sen. Michael Bennet releases a conservation-focused climate plan

2020 hopeful Sen. Michael Bennet releases a conservation-focused climate plan

Following the release of Governor Jay Inslee’s climate plan last week, yesterday Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet released his own version. Titled “America’s Climate Change Plan” the stated goal of the $1 trillion plan is to “reduce emissions in line with the most aggressive targets set by the world’s scientists and achieve 100 percent clean, net-zero […]

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