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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Cory Booker Climate Change News Feed

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Climate change did not happen yesterday. @CoryBooker says. “every issue is the climate change issue.” But what do we do now, asks @DavidYepsen. “Everything we do will be done through a climate change lens,” Booker responds.

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Booker tweets

Last year Trump’s EPA collected just $3.95 billion from polluters to fix the environmental damage they caused—the lowest amount in 15 years. That’s shameful when it costs close to $80 billion to treat asthma—a condition which is worsened by polluted cities—yearly in this country.

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Booker on climate change

I’m proud to support the Green New Deal — climate change is a threat not just to our environment and our future, but to our country and our national security. We need to be focused on tackling climate change head on — and as president I will prioritize a bold, proactive climate change agenda.

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Booker on climate change and immigration

Instead of slow-walking and proposing to cut the disbursement of crucial foreign aid funds to address the root causes of migration like the Trump Administration, Cory would commit to using foreign aid to address the root causes of migration and would appoint a Special Envoy to focus on and prioritize addressing the root causes of … Continue reading "https://corybooker.com/issues/immigration/policy-page/"

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Booker on climate change

Cory Booker joins Ali Velshi and reacts to Joe Biden’s remarks regarding busing and civil rights during Thursday night’s Democratic Debate. He also mentioned his policy proposal for baby bonds, US relations with Iran, and climate change.

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The first Democratic debate revealed who the real climate candidates are

What is the greatest geopolitical threat to the United States? That was the question NBC’s Chuck Todd posed to 10 Democratic candidates for president during the first primary debate on Wednesday night. Four of them said climate change: Beto O’Rourke, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Julian Castro.

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Several Democrats distinguished themselves on climate issues during a packed debate

Four Democratic presidential contenders used the first debate of the election cycle to cite climate change as the biggest geopolitical threat facing the United States as they worked to distinguish themselves on the increasingly hot-button issue in a city reeling from climate impacts.

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Booker on climate change

CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns caught up with U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, who said there were a number of moments where he got to “show voters who I am.”

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