In this Facebook Live conversation, EarthBeat editor Barbara Fraser interviews staff writer Brian Roewe and conservationist and policy advisor Tom Lovejoy about what's at stake for the country and climate policy in the 2020 presidential election. This conversation lasts about 30 minutes.
Here's some recommended reading based on this conversation:
- Brian Roewe spoke about how some bishops, like Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, are pushing back on single-issue voting and naming the environment among concerns worth considering at the polls.
- NCR published in February San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy's commentary on the moral act of voting.
- Brian reports on how seven climate-conscious young Christian voters are deciding their vote.
- After watching the first presidential debate, Barbara Fraser reports that climate change made a surprise appearance for the first time since 2008, although the candidates' answers were less surprising.
- As a professor of environmental science and policy at George Mason University, Tom Lovejoy's research has focused on applying ecological science to conservation policy.