There are enough of them to field a baseball team or fill the Supreme Court bench. With nine candidates vying to win the Democratic nomination for president, sometimes it can be tough to remember which one drives the SUV and which one’s the vegan. To help you get a leg up on the environmental platforms of President Bush’s would-be challengers for the presidency, Grist is conducting interviews with the contenders. (Looking for a particular interview but don’t see it? Check back soon — and in the meantime, email the candidate and say you’d like to read more about his or her environmental policies in Grist.)
Rebel with a cause?, an interview with Howard Dean
My campaign is about a long-range vision for the country and you can’t have a serious long-range vision for the country if you don’t talk about the environment.
Kerry’s Jubilee, an interview with John Kerry
If there’s wind, water, snow, trails, I want to be there. I want to taste it, feel it. I crave nature.
Dennis the Menace, an interview with Dennis Kucinich
When there is a collision between those values that support life and economic practices, the economic practices must always yield to protect the environment.
Meet Joe Green? an interview with Joe Lieberman
As Connecticut’s attorney general, I hauled polluters into court and made them pay. In fact, a corporate defense firm had to dedicate a whole wing of his office to defend those suits. He named it the Lieberman wing. I’m proud of that.
More stories in this series:
Matt Patsky knows his green. As the election looms, green-investing guru Matt Patsky has joined the political fray, making the radio talk show rounds to tell investors and voters why another Bush presidency will not only be bad news for …
There are plenty of ways to blunt pre-election anxiety, but one exercise favored by Beltway insiders is batting around post-election scenarios. When optimistic enviros envision regime change, the big questions are: Who will be on Kerry’s environmental A-Team? And what …
In the midst of one of the most pivotal presidential campaigns in decades, it’s easy to forget that we are on the brink of what could be a momentous election in the Senate as well: 34 senatorial seats are up …
Jennifer Granholm. If John Kerry becomes president, he’ll owe an awful lot to Jennifer M. Granholm, Michigan’s environmentally minded first-term Democratic governor. For all but a few shaky days in early September when some polls indicated that Michigan may have …
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