Heather Hansman: Can billionaires really save us from climate disaster?

As Jeff Bezos steps away from Amazon to focus his attention on initiatives like his year-old Earth Fund, it's instructive to look at the impact of billionaire environmental philanthropy and how it could be more effective.

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Tom Steyer: Trump told us himself: He’s lost the war on climate change

There is no credible lie anymore, because if there was, this president would have used it. So it's time now for Democrats like me to reach out to Republicans and change America's future.

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Who’s advising Joe Biden on climate? His former rivals

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Tom Steyer bets his 2020 campaign on climate change in South Carolina

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Kate Aronoff: If Bloomberg really cared about climate change, he wouldn’t be running

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PolitiFact: The leading 2020 Democrats’ climate change plans, explained

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What makes the 2020 election historic for climate change.

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Tom Steyer on climate change, capitalism and his chat with the Clintons

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Tom Steyer thinks his ranch can save the planet

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Tom Steyer qualifies for October debate

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