Obama chose health care. Trump went with taxes. Presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is the only candidate with a very different top priority: to stop climate change. With a laser-focus on climate and the environment, the Washington state Governor is a notable departure from other Democratic candidates who regularly mention, but rarely prioritize the issue.
At the same time, in a recent poll of 2019 public policy priorities, Americans ranked climate change next to last. What’s included in Inslee’s vision for bringing climate into the spotlight of American interest? Will a climate-focused candidate nudge the Democratic platform toward bolder action?
A discussion with climate-focused candidate Jay Inslee leading up to the 2020 presidential election.