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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 7 minutes of air time… that’s a total of 14 minutes in a combined four hours of TV time over two nights.
We need a deeper dive on the issue of climate change with America’s 2020 presidential candidates, in a forum that’s set up for discourse and where candidates have ample time to deliver thoughtful responses to hard questions. We’ve felt this way for a while and today we’re proud to formally announce Our Daily Planet’s partnership with the Institute of Politics and Public Service at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy to host a first-of-its-kind forum on climate change with presidential hopefuls this fall! All declared 2020 presidential candidates will have an opportunity to participate in this town-hall style forum, in front of a live audience of students at Georgetown and other area DC-area universities.
Our #ClimateDebate will give candidates an opportunity to discuss their vision for addressing and limiting the effects of climate change. Candidates will then take questions from climate journalists and from students at Georgetown and other DC-area universities, as well as from other partner universities across the country.
The town hall events will take place on Georgetown’s main campus on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 17th and 18th. Join the conversation online by tagging @GUPolitics and using hashtag #ClimateDebate. Please stay tuned for additional information to be shared on the McCourt School’s website and Facebook page and well as through our daily email.
It’s Halloween — a time when people think scaring each other is fun. But this year, we are afraid very, very afraid — of what might happen on global warming and the environment in the United States if Donald Trump, the Freddie Krueger of climate action and conservation, wins a second term in the election.Talk about a Nightmare on Elm Street.
It’s frightening to think about what our country will look like after four more years of Trump. But in the spirit of the season, let’s try to picture it.
Last night was the last time voters would get to see both 2020 presidential candidates on stage together before they head to the polls. This time around moderator, NBC News’ Kristen Welker, picked climate change as a category in advance and began her questions by asking how each candidate would address climate change while also […]
Instead of focusing on the clean water countless Americans lack, the President has been fixated on shower pressure. Speaking at campaign events over the past week, President Trump claimed that the water and energy conservation measures he’s worked to overturn somehow hinder women from washing their hair and keeping it beautiful. If suburban women truly […]
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