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Joe Biden promised to "transition" the fossil fuel industry last night. That's huge.

On Oct 24, 2020
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Last night was huge. Climate change is an existential threat, but we’re finally beginning to meet that threat with a movement on the scale of the problem. Our movement and our leaders are nowhere near perfect. They never will be. But we’re on our way. https://t.co/9KxJKW3w25
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In an exchange with Trump on environmental justice at the final debate, Biden set out a bold path forward.

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On Oct 24, 2020
@EricHolthaus shared
Last night was huge. Climate change is an existential threat, but we’re finally beginning to meet that threat with a movement on the scale of the problem. Our movement and our leaders are nowhere near perfect. They never will be. But we’re on our way. https://t.co/9KxJKW3w25
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Joe Biden promised to "transition" the fossil fuel industry last night. That's huge.

Joe Biden promised to "transition" the fossil fuel industry last night. That's huge.

In an exchange with Trump on environmental justice at the final debate, Biden set out a bold path forward.

Trump, Biden clash over oil's end, wind 'fumes' and windows

Trump, Biden clash over oil's end, wind 'fumes' and windows

President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden sparred over energy last night in a feisty debate that showed deep divisions over the future of fossil fuels, wind and solar ...

In Final Debate, Trump and Biden Display Vastly Divergent Views—and Levels of Knowledge—On Climate

In Final Debate, Trump and Biden Display Vastly Divergent Views—and Levels of Knowledge—On Climate

For the first time, the topic received a substantial exploration on the debate stage, including a question about environmental justice.

Press Plays Defense after Biden Campaign Walks Back Oil Industry Comments

Press Plays Defense after Biden Campaign Walks Back Oil Industry Comments

Biden’s “big statement” forced a clean-up from the campaign.

Trump goads Biden into saying he’ll ‘phase out’ fossil fuels at final debate

Trump goads Biden into saying he’ll ‘phase out’ fossil fuels at final debate

At a press pool after the debate, Biden amended his stance on phasing out fossil fuels, saying: "We're not getting rid of fossil fuels. We're getting rid of the subsidies for fossil fuels, ...

Democratic platform's backtracking on fossil fuels dismays climate activists

Democratic platform's backtracking on fossil fuels dismays climate activists

The party has mysteriously toned down language on the climate crisis undermining enthusiasm for Biden’s green policies

Biden unveils $1.7T climate plan, vows to reject fossil fuel money

Biden unveils $1.7T climate plan, vows to reject fossil fuel money

The Democratic front-runner’s plan is an effort to counter criticism from the party's left flank that he does not support aggressive action to fight climate change.

‘Trump is in an alternate universe’: Environmentalists react to president’s climate change remarks at debate

‘Trump is in an alternate universe’: Environmentalists react to president’s climate change remarks at debate

Two-thirds of Americans think that the US government should do more on climate change as the candidates take their last shot at convincing voters 11 days out from the election

Climate Related Excerpts from the July 31st CNN Democratic Presidential Debate

Climate Related Excerpts from the July 31st CNN Democratic Presidential Debate

Climate change, sustainability and environmental policy.

Climate Portion of Final Trump-Biden Debate Revolved Around Ending Oil, Wind 'Fumes'

Climate Portion of Final Trump-Biden Debate Revolved Around Ending Oil, Wind 'Fumes'

One of the most substantive debate exchanges on the topic to date highlighted stark differences between the candidates

2020 Democrats are getting more confrontational with the fossil fuel industry

2020 Democrats are getting more confrontational with the fossil fuel industry

It shows just how much the party has moved on energy and climate change.

Sunrise Movement: Dems Must Address Climate Crisis as DNC Drops Pledge to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Sunrise Movement: Dems Must Address Climate Crisis as DNC Drops Pledge to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies

The Democratic National Committee has dropped a pledge to eliminate tax breaks and subsidies for the fossil fuel industry from its party platform, after a DNC spokesperson said the ...

Earth to Biden: Stop Talking About Fracking

Earth to Biden: Stop Talking About Fracking

Data for Progress polling shows that support for a fracking ban fell 16 points among Democrats after Biden and Harris opposed it in the debates.

Biden Proposes $2 Trillion Clean Energy Plan

Biden Proposes $2 Trillion Clean Energy Plan

Joe Biden has a plan to invest $2 trillion over the next 4 years to promote clean energy. Is his plan realisitic?

Debate’s Attempt to Show Candidates Divided on Climate Change Finds Unity Instead

Debate’s Attempt to Show Candidates Divided on Climate Change Finds Unity Instead

The Democrats may butt heads on climate policy details, but they all see growing risks to security, economy and health that the next president can't ignore.

Biden Defends Attending Fundraiser Co-Hosted By A Founder Of Fossil Fuel Company

Biden Defends Attending Fundraiser Co-Hosted By A Founder Of Fossil Fuel Company

"I am committed to not raising money from fossil fuel executives," Biden said at the event, co-hosted by one of the founders of natural gas company Weste...

U.S. presidential candidate Booker proposes $3 trillion climate change plan

U.S. presidential candidate Booker proposes $3 trillion climate change plan

U.S. presidential hopeful Cory Booker unveiled a $3 trillion plan to address cli...

US ELECTIONS: Environmental activists, Trump team pull at Biden over fossil fuel stance

US ELECTIONS: Environmental activists, Trump team pull at Biden over fossil fuel stance

US presidential candidate Joe Biden is fending off pressure from both the Trump campaign and some environmental activists on his stance on fossil fuels, as the 2020 presidential race turns ...

Donald Trump Wants to Fight About the Green New Deal. Bring it on

Donald Trump Wants to Fight About the Green New Deal. Bring it on

During a meandering campaign “press conference” this evening, President Donald Trump once again went on the attack on his favorite political message: the Green New Deal.