politics

Supporters of President Joe Biden join others in downtown D.C. on Inauguration Day. (Madison Muller/Medill News Service)

Northwestern University
President Joe Biden said the U.S. is facing “a climate in crisis” in his inauguration speech Wednesday, marking the beginning of a presidency that promises action on climate. Nico Portuondo reports for Medill.
George Washington University
Climate change is not the great equalizer. Perhaps this characteristic makes it more difficult for some of us to agree that the threat is real.
SUNY Plattsburgh
In this episode of our special late-night show, we were joined by the Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins! 

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Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Franklin & Marshall College
Bhutan, a small nation located in the Himalayan mountains, offset its carbon emissions more than what it produces (AKA carbon negativity) because of four key policy decisions.

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)

Executive 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?
George Washington University
With people like Jana Fonda, Greta Thunberg, and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez supporting climate legislation, Capitol Hill has been hectic. As an intern for a climate crisis committee, this unique experience has shaped my view on bipartisanship.
Northwestern University
A solar tariff protest, held outside the U.S. International Trade Commission, was organized by Solar Energy Industries Association. Opponents say the tariffs have hurt the U.S. solar industry, the economy, and efforts to combat climate change.
Digital Content Editor, Planet Forward
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.
SUNY College at Brockport
With the clock ticking on preserving the planet, leaders at the local level are taking the threat seriously and tackling energy issues to create a positive change that will benefit future generations. 
Cal State LA
A longtime opponent of environmental advocacy, the personal politics of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro have made him an international liability. 

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