Words “fossil fuels” find their place in US politcal debates

1 November 2019: In CNN’s recent climate crisis town hall, fossil fuels—and the industry that produces them—were mentioned 153 times. In particular, US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pledged to end fossil fuel subsidies and provide a just transition for displaced workers. Although Mr. Sanders has been outspoken about the issue previously, the recent debate showed that talking about keeping fossil fuels in the ground is slowly moving from the fringes of political discourse. To learn more about what caused this narrative shift, read the full article on the Scientific American’s website.