Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign on April 8, 2020.

In his own words: “I believe climate change is the single greatest threat facing us today. According to top climate scientists, we only have 11 years to dramatically cut our greenhouse gas emissions, or we will suffer irrevocable environmental and economic damage. We are long overdue for taking this threat seriously, due in large part to the hundreds of millions of dollars and armies of lobbyists deployed by multinational fossil fuel corporations to protect their profits. If I am President, I will stand up to these corporations and make facing this existential threat a top priority for our country. We have a moral responsibility to leave our kids a planet that is healthy and habitable. We cannot afford to wait any longer.”

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Georgia’s Presidential Primary: Biden And Sanders On Climate

Next week, Georgians go to the polls to vote in the primaries; many people have already voted early. At this point, there are two major candidates still in the running in the Democratic presidential race. Both Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders agree that climate change is an urgent issue. In the

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Bernie Sanders’s climate record in Congress: Lots of advocacy, no compromise

As Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) stays in the race for the Democratic nomination, he’s identified climate change as a top issue for young voters and argued that his rival, former vice president Joe Biden, is not willing to take the dramatic steps needed to save the planet.


Where Biden and Sanders diverge on climate change

Democratic White House hopefuls Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders believe climate change is an existential threat, that the United States should immediately rejoin global climate talks, and that fossil fuel workers need help adjusting to a cleaner energy economy. The similarities end there. Sanders wants to end fossil fuel use completely in power and transport … Continue reading ""


Sanders talks about climate change being an existential threat, and the importance of sustainable and efficient energy. “Our administration will believe in science, not right wing extremism.” He’s also saying he’d bring together other world leaders to fight the threat.


@BernieSanders on climate change: “What we are going to do in the White House is tell the world that instead of spending 1.8 trillion a year on weapons of destruction designed to kill each other, maybe we should move our resources, fight our common enemy…”