election 2020

Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, speaks with Planet Forward founder at the GW School of Media and Public Affairs on Nov. 21, 2019. (PlanetForward.org)

Director, Planet Forward
As communicators, how can we persuade voters on the urgency of climate change — especially as we head into a major election year? What would another four years of a Trump presidency mean for the environment?
Planet Forward Assistant Editor
Hosted by Planet Forward and the School of Media & Public Affairs, Frank Sesno led the conversation with the president and CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, and moderated a battery of audience questions.

A protester with the youth-led Sunrise Movement called for Democrats to support the formation of a Select Committee to advance a Green New Deal to address climate change at a demonstration in December 2018. (Peg Hunter/Creative Commons)

SUNY College at Brockport
Even though every major Democratic candidate has told their base that climate change is a serious threat, they each have their unique take on how to deal with the issue.