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Who’s advising Joe Biden on climate? His former rivals.

By Zoya Teirstein Photo: Grist, Gary Gershoff, Kena Betancur, OLIVIER DOULIERY, AFP via Getty Images

Over the past several months, Joe Biden has assumed the herculean task of bringing the progressive left under his banner while maintaining the support of the more moderate liberals who form his base. As a result, he’s revisited a number of his original campaign proposals, from college debt to health care to climate.


With the Biden-Harris Ticket, Environmental Justice Is a Focus

By Lisa Friedman Photo by Jordan Gale

Climate change leaders said the choice of Harris signaled that Democrats will try to ensure that communities burdened by pollution would benefit from a transition to clean energy.


What the Kamala Harris Pick Tells Us About Joe Biden

By David A. Hopkins Photo by Robyn Beck

His choice is a characteristic example of his tendency to row in the direction of the day’s strongest political currents.


Kamala Harris’ Position on Environmental Justice and Climate Change

Hosted by Brigid Bergin Photo by Carolyn Kaster

Climate change is a major issue in this year’s presidential election, but it has been largely overshadowed by other pressing issues, like the pandemic. With Senator Kamala Harris as the VP pick for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, we wanted to know about her track record on one of the biggest threats to our planet, and something on the minds of so many voters.


Kamala Harris signals the rise of the “climate voter”

By Michael J. Coren Photo by Will Fredo Lee

Politicians in the United States have never been able to rely on climate concerns to turn out voters, or change their behavior at the ballot box.


Will Kamala Harris follow Al Gore’s lead on climate change commitment?

By Thom Woodroofe

On Dec. 8 1997, Air Force Two touched down in Japan’s ancient capital, Kyoto, for a frenetic visit by then-Vice President Al Gore that is widely credited as having rescued talks on a new global climate treaty from collapse.


Senator Kamala Harris Brings An Equity Focus To The Climate Crisis

By Marshall Shepherd Photo by Getty Images

The political landscape has been buzzing all week after presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. Unfortunately, a lot of sexism, racism, and xenophobia have also reared its ahead, but sadly that is an article for another day.


What to make of the Kamala Harris VP pick? Our panel’s verdict

By Theodore R Johnson, Malaika Jabali, Jill Filipovic, Wesley Yang and Geoffrey Kabaservice

On Tuesday, Joe Biden finally announced his running mate. Here’s what our panelists think about the choice.


What You Need to Know About Kamala Harris

Joseph R. Biden Jr., the presumptive Democratic nominee, selected Senator Kamala Harris of California as his running mate. She is the first Black woman and the first person of Indian descent to be nominated for national office by a major party.


On Climate, Kamala Harris Has a Record and Profile for Action

By Marianne Lavelle Photo by Jim Watson

As Joe Biden’s running mate, the California senator will draw in the activist community that Biden hopes to have behind his candidacy.