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Are Democratic candidates addressing climate change in a productive manner?

Now more than ever, climate debates need to be brought to the forefront of political campaigns and races. The Democratic candidates must be the ones to make this issue their priority in the 2020 presidential race. Not until climate activists publicly attacked the debates for giving too little time to climate change did CNN finally host a seven hour town hall debate in September, centered on candidate plans for climate change.

A call for environmental rights, not just advocacy

Coming to California has been a serious step up in environmental progressivism from Georgia. Being on a campus like Stanford’s has only increased this progressivism, and coming into this quarter I felt like a green machine in terms of environmental awareness. My PWR class this quarter, entitled “Who speaks for nature? Rhetorics of environmentalism and justice,” has been the metaphorical icing on the cake that has been my environmental evolution.

Never too early to start your research

It’s about that time again — presidential bid submission time. In the past month, several prominent and some not-so-prominent political figures have announced their bids for presidency, hoping to get their names and agendas out to the public as early as possible. With these announcements come the inevitable public reactions — immediate comparison, criticism and…