Big Tent for the Climate

Friday May 15, 2020

[The linked article by Zoya Teirstein was published online at Grist on May 15, 2020 at 3:59 am]

While Presidential candidate Joe Biden has been quiet for an election year candidate since the pandemic hit in mid-March, he and his team have been busy building coalitions, at least six to date.

This climate coalition is dynamic and promising. It’s agenda? “…it aims to accomplish the dual tasks of galvanizing the growing bloc of American voters who care about climate and furnishing Democrats with a workable offensive strategy on the issue of climate change.”

“The climate task force will be co-chaired by [John] Kerry and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and will also include [Varshini] Prakash of the Sunrise Movement. The idea is to find the common ground underlying the policy themes that fractured the party in the primary.”

Read the article here…

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