2020 Climate Forum: Summaries and Analysis

On September 19th and 20th, GU Politics, in partnership with MSNBC, hosted twelve declared presidential candidates for the 2020 Climate Forum. Each was given one hour to discuss their plans and field questions. Chris Hayes…


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Bill Weld: 2020 Climate Forum

Summary Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld was the last candidate of the forum and the only Republican to attend. As a lifelong environmentalist, he explained why it was natural that climate change would be the…


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Tom Steyer: 2020 Climate Forum

Summary Whereas previous speaker Andrew Yang declared America was “ten years too late,” on climate change, Steyer went a step further saying he had realized 12 years ago the precarious environmental path the country was…


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Pete Buttigieg: 2020 Climate Forum

Summary Despite worries about his small budget proposal to combat the climate crisis, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg wowed the packed Gaston Hall with his well-articulated and innovative plans. Throughout the conversation, Buttigieg noted…