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Study: Biden can unite progressives and swing voters with a focus on climate

The environment is the biggest driver of doubts about Trump among his wavering supporters.

Vox

What Biden can do to woo Sanders' climate voters

If Joe Biden wants Bernie Sanders’ climate change activist supporters to jump on board his campaign, he might have his work cut out for him. [subscription required]

eenews

2020 ELECTION Democrats sound the alarm on Joe Biden's young voter problem

Baumann said young voters can be moved if he conveys the need for fundamental change, with policies to back it up like anti-corruption measures, getting money out of politics and standing up to oil companies and Wall Street banks. He said that climate change is the No. 1 issue for many young people and that … Continue reading "https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/democrats-sound-alarm-about-joe-biden-s-young-voter-problem-n1163296"

NBC News

Climate Voters Still Want More From Biden

Joseph R. Biden Jr. keeps winning, and winning voters who say they care about climate change. But some of the most ardent climate activists still are not with him.

The New York Times

We have to treat climate change like the existential threat it is. As president, I will: – End subsidies for fossil fuel corporations – Ban new drilling on federal lands & waters – Hold oil executives accountable – Rally the world to raise the commitments of the Paris Agreement

Twitter

Sanders and Biden tackle climate change and infectious diseases; Biden says he'll ban some oil drilling

Asked how his climate change plan would help address the future of infectious disease, Sanders said his plan addresses that particular climate change-fueled problem. But he didn’t elaborate on how his plan would tackle infectious diseases. Biden said that when he and Obama took office, they were briefed on how climate change is the single-greatest … Continue reading "https://www.cbsnews.com/live-updates/democratic-debate-joe-biden-bernie-sanders-live-news-tonight-2020-03-15/#post-update-90ff4bf6"

cbsnews

Biden links action on climate, infectious disease

Former Vice President Joe Biden drew a connection yesterday between his argument for more aggressive action on climate change and fighting infectious diseases.

eenews

Bernie Sanders’s climate record in Congress: Lots of advocacy, no compromise

As Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) stays in the race for the Democratic nomination, he’s identified climate change as a top issue for young voters and argued that his rival, former vice president Joe Biden, is not willing to take the dramatic steps needed to save the planet.

washingtonpost