Where The 2020 Democrats Stand On Climate Change With the Iowa caucuses around the corner, we give you a Short Wave guide (with some help from our friends at NPR Politics) to where the top-tier Democratic presidential candidates stand on climate change and the environment. Political correspondent and NPR Politics Podcast co-host Scott Detrow breaks it down for us. Follow host Maddie Sofia on Twitter @maddie_sofia and Scott @scottdetrow. Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.
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Where The 2020 Democrats Stand On Climate Change

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Where The 2020 Democrats Stand On Climate Change

Where The 2020 Democrats Stand On Climate Change

Where The 2020 Democrats Stand On Climate Change

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Democratic presidential candidates stand on stage, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidates stand on stage, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa.

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With the Iowa caucuses around the corner, we give you a Short Wave guide (with some help from our friends at NPR Politics) to where the top-tier Democratic presidential candidates stand on climate change and the environment. Political correspondent and NPR Politics Podcast co-host Scott Detrow breaks it down for us.

Follow host Maddie Sofia on Twitter @maddie_sofia and Scott @scottdetrow. Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman and Brit Hanson, and edited by Viet Le.

Clarification Feb. 6, 2020

In this episode, we say that "nuclear energy generates about 20% of overall energy in the U.S." It would be more accurate to say that nuclear energy generates about 20% of overall electricity in the U.S.