John Delaney Climate Change News Feed

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The answer on banning fracking is easy: if we ban fracking immediately, all the closed coal plants reopen. We have to get off fossil fuels and we have to be smart about it. I’m glad most of the candidates have adopted my carbon fee & dividend proposal & we need more innovation.

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LCV Team Attends the First-Ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice

A few weeks ago, I had the honor of joining staff from LCV and our partners at Conservation Voters of South Carolina to attend the first-ever presidential forum focused on environmental justice. As a young woman of color, it was a powerful experience to be in a room full of environmental justice leaders and climate … Continue reading "https://www.lcv.org/article/lcvs-change-climate-2020-team-attends-first-ever-presidential-forum-environmental-justice/"

League of Conservation Voters

Delaney: Innovation is the Key to Solving Climate Change

We need to encourage more breakthroughs like this by making a big bet on innovation, which is why I have proposed a five-fold increase to the DOE research budget, new federal subsidies for negative emissions technology, and a Paris 2.0 agreement that invests $200 billion in new climate-related technologies.

John Delaney for President

So many issues in our country could be addressed with a $2 trillion infrastructure plan. It would create jobs, improve people’s lives, connect distressed communities, address climate, improve our competitiveness. Simple. Easy. High Impact. And with the right POTUS – bipartisan!

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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.

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