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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 Klobuchar Klobuchar offers tribute to her father, who died Wednesday The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Cheney poised to be ousted; Biden to host big meeting Senate panel deadlocks in vote on sweeping elections bill MORE (D-Minn), former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergNew York mayoral candidates go viral for vastly underestimating housing costs Melinda Gates tapped divorce lawyers in 2019 after Epstein links to husband: report Giving away the COVID vaccine formula helps no one and harms America MORE and businessmen Andrew YangAndrew YangYang: Those who thought tweet in support of Israel was 'overly simplistic' are correct Ocasio-Cortez hits Yang over scrapped Eid event: 'Utterly shameful' Yang's tweet in support of Israel draws praise from conservatives MORE and Tom SteyerTom SteyerTop 12 political donors accounted for almost 1 of every 13 dollars raised since 2009: study California Democrats weigh their recall options Why we should be leery of companies entering political fray 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.