In his own words: “I was taught from a young age that we must work to help those less fortunate than we are. While climate change is a threat to all of us, it is low income communities, communities of color and indigenous communities who today and in the future will suffer the most from climate change. As a Senator I have made environmental justice a top priority, and I will continue to do so on the campaign trail and in the White House — and there is no bigger environmental justice issue than climate change.

Further, I draw motivation to take bold action to address the climate crisis from my faith. 

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Threat to humanity': Candidates discuss environmental issues at S.C. State forum

Six 2020 Democratic presidential candidates took the stage Friday night, answering questions and engaging with audience members at the first-ever presidential forum on environmental justice on the campus of South Carolina State University.

The Times and Democrat

Warren and Booker lead candidates at environmental justice forum

Only six candidates turned out for the first ever presidential forum on environmental justice at South Carolina State University on Friday night. Issues such as lead-contaminated water, food deserts, childhood asthma and proximity to polluting chemical plants and industrial pig farms disproportionately affect low-income communities, tribal nations and people of colour.

the Guardian

Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Talk Environmental Justice in South Carolina

Environmental justice for suffering communities requires policy changes, action and corporate regulations, six 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates explained during a forum in South Carolina on Friday.

courthousenews

An HBCU Is Hosting the First Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice

For the first time ever, presidential candidates will take the main stage Friday night to talk all things environmental justice. To make the event even more historic, “Moving Vulnerable Communities From Surviving to Thriving” will take place at South Carolina State University, the only public Historically Black College and University in the state.

Earther

Watch 2020 Presidential Candidates Discuss their Views on Climate Change on Weather Channel’s Race to Save The Planet Forum

The Weather Channel aired its 2020: Race to Save the Planet on November 7. Each candidate had time to speak about climate change, why they think about it and how it affects their lives. Dr. Rick Knabb conducted the interviews. Interviews were focused on infrastructure, the question of “What keeps you up at night?,” environmental … Continue reading "https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environment/presidential-candidates-climate-change-weather-channels-race-to-save-the-planet/"

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