Joe Biden Climate Change News Feed

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Sanders: It's 'not good enough' just to defeat Trump in 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., argued Sunday that his candidacy has the potential to energize and transform the Democratic Party on issues like climate change, saying that it’s “not good enough” for the party to nominate a candidate just to defeat President Trump in 2020. Appearing on “Meet the Press,” Sanders hit back … Continue reading "https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/meet-the-press/sanders-it-s-not-good-enough-just-defeat-trump-2020-n1007466"

NBC News

Biden on climate change

Embracing a more moderate tone than many of his Democratic rivals, Biden doubled-down on his pledges to work with Republicans, even while noting that the sentiment has drawn criticism from the left.

Philly.com

Biden on climate change

If you want to know what the first, most important plank in my climate proposal is, beat Trump,” [Biden] said, referencing a policy issue that had sparked criticism against Mr. Biden from the left over concerns that his future climate change proposals would not be far-reaching enough. “Beat Trump, beat Trump.

The New York Times

Biden on climate change

Biden attempted to specifically address his critics on climate change, with some supporters concerned he has underestimated its electoral importance. Reports that Biden is working on a climate change plan that tries to find a “middle ground” on the issue were met with disdain from Democrats for whom the climate has become a central issue, … Continue reading "https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/5/18/18630741/joe-biden-2020-campaign-kickoff-philadelphia"

Vox

.@JoeBiden weighs in on climate change at rally: “We’re gonna deal with the existential crisis posed by climate change. There’s not much time left. We need a clean energy revolution we need it now, we have to start now!”

Twitter

Biden tweets

Joe introduced one of the first climate change bills in the Senate and has been at the forefront of the fight ever since. As president, he’ll take aggressive action to protect our planet for future generations. #TeamJoe

Twitter

Where Joe Biden stands on climate change

Former Vice President and 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden’s record on climate change goes back more than 30 years, but when it comes to how it’ll influence his 2020 run, he’s remained fairly ambiguous so far.

Axios

Bernie Sanders Sets His Sights on Biden

Earlier this week, during an event with Sanders, New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who has not publicly endorsed a candidate, took aim at Biden. The week before, Biden said that politicians need to “find a middle ground” on climate change. “I will be damned,” Ocasio-Cortez said at the rally, “if the same politicians who refused … Continue reading "https://newrepublic.com/article/153924/bernie-sanders-attacks-joe-biden"

The New Republic

Inslee: Biden needs to 'step up his game' on climate change

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee criticized fellow 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s approach to climate policy early Thursday, saying the former vice president needs to “step up his game.

TheHill

Jay Inslee calls out Joe Biden on combating climate change: 'We have to live in the real world here'

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday repeatedly called out Joe Biden for his approach on climate, suggesting that the former vice president is naive about working with Republicans on the issue.

CNN

Biden in New Hampshire

Then there was the matter of climate change. Mr. Biden repeatedly cited his initial legislative push on that issue from more than three decades ago. His goal was to highlight his long record of championing the environment, a critical issue to Democratic voters at a moment when Mr. Biden finds himself under fire from the … Continue reading "https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/15/us/politics/biden-new-hampshire-2020.html"

The New York Times

Biden on climate change

Biden pushed back against suggestions he’s not sufficiently committed to the issue, one that is particularly resonating with the younger electorate. He spoke specifically during a campaign stop in New Hampshire about criticism from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who called a “middle ground” approach on climate change a “dealbreaker.” “You never heard me say ‘middle of … Continue reading "https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2019/05/15/joe-biden-2020-early-frontrunner-flameout/3665632002/"

USA TODAY

Bernie Sanders zeros in on Joe Biden as his favorite foil

Campaigning in New Hampshire this week, Biden defended his record as progressive, particularly on environmental and health care policies. He pushed back at a news report that he was considering a “middle ground” on climate policy that prompted stinging criticism from Sanders and Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. “I was in this area … Continue reading "https://www.philly.com/politics/nation/bernie-sanders-joe-biden-climate-change-democrat-20190515.html"

Philly.com