The Trump administration attempted to end the census count early but a judge has ruled against it. Diane talks about the twists and turns in the 2020 census with Andrew Whitby, author of "The Sum of the People: How the Census Has Shaped Nations, from the Ancient World to the Modern Age."
According to recent Gallup polling, Americans have grown more concerned about the environment since the early 2000s. And a majority say the environment is not in good shape and think the federal government should do more.
Presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden, is hoping to capitalize on this shift in attitudes, releasing new plans and working to attract support from the progressive wing of the party which care deeply about these issues.
This is in sharp contrast to President Trump. He has rolled back environment regulations and continues to call climate change a hoax.
David Roberts covers energy and climate change for Vox.com. Diane spoke with him Monday afternoon.
- David Roberts Reporter, Vox.com covering energy and climate change
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