Weather Channel to talk environmental justice with 2020 candidates

Weather Channel to talk environmental justice with 2020 candidates
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The Weather Channel will talk with several 2020 candidates about environmental justice as the second part of its "2020: Race to Save the Planet” special.

Conversations with Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate Democrats duke it out in most negative debate so far MORE (D-Minn), former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael Rubens BloombergWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate Democrats duke it out in most negative debate so far MORE and businessmen Andrew YangAndrew YangThe Hill's Morning Report - Sanders steamrolls to South Carolina primary, Super Tuesday Yang calls on someone to 'pull an Andrew Yang' and bow out of 2020 race Yang criticizes caucus voting method, says they don't encourage high voter turnout MORE and Tom SteyerTom Fahr SteyerWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate MORE will be featured, according to a statement from the channel.

Former candidate Julián Castro, who served as Housing and Urban Development secretary in the Obama administration is also slated to appear. 

The interviews were recorded in communities affected by extreme weather, the statement said. 
 
“In this second installment, we’re looking forward to adding to the climate conversation by speaking with scientists, scholars and a new set of candidates. These conversations help to illuminate why the climate crisis is also a civil rights problem,” Weather Channel meteorologist Stephanie Abrams said in the statement. 

The special will air Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. Eastern and will follow a previous installment of the program that aired in November

Klobuchar and Steyer will also appear in Tuesday night's debate, but Bloomberg and Yang will not. Bloomberg joined the crowded Democratic field in November.