THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IS THE LAST, BEST CHANCE FOR THE U.S. TO CONFRONT THE CLIMATE CRISIS.
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Gillibrand on climate changePresidential candidate and New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand tells us that creating a clean procurement policy is a top priority for her environmental agenda. Gillibrand, an early endorser of the Green New Deal tells us, “The Green New Deal is a critical call to action and the federal government has a duty to help lead …
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Faces An Uphill Battle With Climate HawksSteve Bullock, the two-term Democratic governor of Montana, was among the chorus of voices denouncing Trump’s June 2017 decision to pull the U.S. out of the historic Paris climate agreement, calling the move “shortsighted and dangerous.” Two years later, the mainstream Democrat from deep-red Montana is pitching himself as the person to take down Trump …
Sizing Up the Democrats on ClimateDemocratic presidential candidates are starting to detail their climate change policies, and they all say we should treat global warming as an urgent threat. But who is the “best” on climate change? That’s subjective, of course, but a few scorecards have emerged to help primary voters who care about the issue weigh their choices.
O'Rourke on climate changeAt a #CNNTownHall, Beto outlined how the greatest threat we face is climate change. We have one last chance to unleash the ingenuity and political will of hundreds of millions of Americans to meet this moment before it’s too late. Here’s our plan: https://t.co/gFj6kpS2A2
O'Rourke on climate changeMeeting with farmers like the Sargents inspired me to revise my climate plan to make sure that federal crop insurance covers stored grain. Our plan will also protect communities against flooding and create new market incentives for carbon farming — farming in more environmentally sustainable ways.
O’Rourke says Davenport flooding shows impact of climate changeDemocratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke toured flooded businesses in Davenport Monday afternoon. “As we just saw in Davenport and in the other side of the state up against the Missouri, climate change is here. It is real,” O’Rourke said.
Buttigieg in IowaIn an ongoing series the NPR Politics Podcast is hitting the road and interviewing 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. This episode Tamara Keith and Iowa Public Radio’s Clay Masters sit down with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to ask about why he’s the best pick for president. . . . MASTERS: How do you implement a …
O’Rourke looks to connect flooding to climate changeIn the afternoon, he and a posse of civic leaders toured businesses in downtown Davenport to see the impact of historic flooding. At the town hall later that night, O’Rourke delivered a short speech and fielded questions from voters for about an hour. He reflected on how global climatic change has made life along Iowa’s …