Although the election results were only announced recently, it has already made history (the good kind!). The 2020 election has set a precedent for inclusion and diversity like no other previous election.
As of October 14th, Delaware’s official COVID-19 tracking page reports that there have been a total of 22,560 positive cases of the disease in the state, resulting in 661 deaths. Anyone with basic math skills can determine from this that the fatality rate is approximately 2.93%, and not the .06% that Murray claimed during the debate.
In 2008, the university set a goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 20% by 2020. According to its own Greenhouse Gas Inventory for Fiscal Year 2018-2019, the university has only brought its GHG numbers down by 16.2%.
Legates has made a name for himself by repeatedly casting doubt on anthropogenic climate change, the theory that the Earth’s rapid atmospheric warming over the past few centuries has been driven by human industry.