Stories tagged "2020"

May 23, 2019

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...

May 22, 2019

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...

May 15, 2019

Tweet of the Week: Bill de Blasio puts Trump on notice

.@realDonaldTrump is running scared from NYC’s Green New Deal. The temper tantrum his organization threw at Trump Tower today is proof. You're on notice, Donald: we won't let you mortgage our future for your real estate. Fix your buildings or pay the price. We...

May 6, 2019

One cute thing: pets of the campaign trail

Politics is serious business but pets have a way of making everyone smile. In the day and age of social media, the pets of presidential contenders are often their best surrogates. Check out this roundup of the fluffy (or in the case of Beto O’Rourke’s...

April 22, 2019

Will 2020 Dems Debate Climate Change?

The Democratic field continues to grow, making it hard for any of the candidates to distinguish him/herself.  One — Governor Jay Inslee — has based his entire campaign on dealing with the climate crisis.  Last week, he began to argue that the issue is so...

April 15, 2019

Mayor Pete in for 2020, in on climate action

Yesterday South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced his candidacy for President of the United States at a former Studebaker automobile plant in South Bend, Indiana. I (Miro) got a chance to be there in person and listen in on how Mayor Buttigieg would address the...

March 14, 2019

Governor Inslee Campaigns on Climate Change

Governor Jay Inslee of Washington is sticking to his promise of making battling climate change the centerpiece of his campaign for President.  The Washington Post followed him on the campaign trail talking to voters in the communities in California devastated by...

March 2, 2019

Fighting Climate Change Is Much More Than Just Hugging Trees

By Monica Medina and Miro Korenha Governor Jay Inslee threw his hat into the ring for the Democratic nomination for President yesterday and pledged to center his entire campaign on the issue of climate change.  This is great news. He has taken the Green New Deal and...