How the climate crisis is being discussed in the Democratic primary debates


With an accelerating climate crisis and the steady erosion of environmental safeguards that protect the air and water for millions of people, moderators of the Democratic presidential debates should be engaging the candidates in substantive discussions of climate change and environmental justice issues. 

As we did in 2016, Media Matters is tracking how often moderators in the 12 Democratic presidential primary debates ask the candidates about climate change, which is a top issue for many voters.