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Happy Monday – thanks for starting your week with us! We hope you had a great weekend filled with summer fun — including some outdoor time. This week’s news will be dominated by the first debate between twenty of the Democratic contenders, more on that in a minute, and the President’s trip to the G-20 in Japan where he is expected to meet with President Xi on the sidelines and perhaps get trade talks back on track, as well as Congress working hard before heading into a July 4th district work week next week.
Politics: The first debate is really two debates — Wednesday and Thursday nights — it will be interesting to see how they vary because of the candidates being different — whether the questions will be the same or similar from night to night. We are hoping there is at least one substantive question each night on the climate crisis. The debates will be from 9-11 p.m. each night on NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo. They also will stream online via multiple digital and social platforms, including NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, and the NBC News Mobile App. The first hour will be moderated by Lester Holt with Savannah Guthrie and José Diaz Balart assisting, and the second hour will be co-moderated by Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow. It sounds like there will be so many people — moderating and debating — that it will be hard to follow. We will see.
ICYMI: Scroll down for our “cheat sheets” on the candidates’ positions on climate change issues.
Thanks so much for starting your Monday morning with us. We hope you enjoyed the climate forum last week and stay tuned for exclusive content that we’ll feature in the coming weeks. Here’s a preview of stories to watch this week: International: The United Nations General Assembly convenes this week, beginning with a climate summit […]
We hope you had a great weekend #FriendsOfThePlanet. Congress is back in session after a month-long recess, school’s back, summer’s over and there’s a lot to talk about. Here’s a quick recap of what you can expect this week: Congress: The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis will hold a hearing called “Solving the […]
Our partners, Ali Velshi and Chris Hayes of MSNBC will be posing questions for about 30 minutes to each of the Presidential candidates who are attending. What should they ask? We want to know what you think! If you have a question you think they should ask, send it to us at email@example.com. Please share […]
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