Big Tent for the Climate

[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? " 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...