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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

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

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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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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