As the United States suffers through the dual epidemics of police violence and COVID-19, another crisis lurks in the background: the climate crisis. With May 2020 registering as the hottest May on record and June kicking off what experts fear will be a severe hurricane season, these crises could soon overlap in dangerous new ways.

While all this happens, more mundane matters are unfolding: “Unity task forces” convened by the Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders campaigns are hammering out policy proposals for the Democratic platform across a range of issues, including climate.

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