The Climate Candidate

Jay Inslee, the Governor of Washington, is running for the Democratic nomination for President.  He’s a seasoned politician, having served in the House of Representatives from two different districts in Washington, first from the rural eastern part of the state and later from Seattle.  He’s in his second term as Governor.  What is unique about Inslee’s campaign for the presidency is his focus on climate change as his primary issue.  He sees this campaign cycle and this time in history as critical for the success or failure of our efforts to overcome the climate crisis.  He seems to have some company:  According to new polling, climate change is now the top concern of Democratic voters and independents who lean Democratic.  And, not incidentally, a new report indicates that experts from 28 global think tanks have now ranked “mitigating and adapting to climate change” as a top priority for policy makers. Continue reading

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