In her own words: “2018 was the fourth-hottest year on record globally, and another near-record year for U.S. weather and climate related natural disasters. From the floods in the Midwest to the forest fires in the West to intensifying storms and hurricanes across the country, we have already seen the devastating, consequences of a changing climate and the toll it takes on people. Addressing the climate crisis is an urgent priority for our communities, for our economy and for our planet. That’s why on day one of my presidency, I will get us back into the International Climate Change Agreement. And then on day two and day three, I will bring back the clean power rules and gas mileage standards that the Obama administration put into place.”

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Klobuchar on climate change

On day one, we will get back into the International Climate Change Agreement and restore the Clean Power Plan and work to bring back the gas mileage standards. Those are things you can do without passing a law,” Klobuchar said at the National Press Club.

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Klobuchar, Buttigieg in Iowa

Klobuchar said she would rejoin the agreement and bring back the Clean Power Plan created by the Obama Administration. Buttigieg proposed investing in proper soil management in rural America as a way to reduce the country’s carbon footprint. He pledged to increase research and development in soil development, carbon storage and renewable energy.

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Democrats demand answers from USDA on lack of climate science promotion

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who’s also running for president, sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue expressing “deep concern and alarm” over the report. The Minnesota Democrat asked the department to explain its justification for not publicizing certain studies and to immediately release “any [Agricultural Research Service] study related to climate science that was ignored, downplayed, or … Continue reading "https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/24/democrats-usda-climate-science-1378853"

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Amy Klobuchar on her top 3 priorities as president

Democratic presidential candidate and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Thursday her first priority as president would be reentering the U.S. in the Paris climate accord, the international deal President Donald Trump withdrew from last year. “My first priority on day one is to sign us back” into the deal aimed at reducing global greenhouse gas … Continue reading "https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/amy-klobuchar-on-her-top-3-priorities-as-president"

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