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Loose Change: Steyer 2020 bid could further elevate climate talk

July 10, 2019
Billionaire progressive activist Tom Steyer is making a relatively late entry into the 2020 Democratic presidential primary field, though he says he is hoping to further increase the profile of climate change policy as part of his broader message about reducing the power of corporations. A former hedge fund manager, Steyer initially made waves in politics by focusing on climate change in campaigns, though he has since broadened his focus to other progressive causes such as boosting youth turnout and...


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