John Hickenlooper


John Hickenlooper ended his presidential campaign on August 15, 2019.

In his own words: “Climate change is a defining challenge of our time, and yet we have a president who is taking us in the wrong direction. He withdrew our country from the Paris climate accords. He is expanding drilling on public lands. He is forfeiting our country’s leadership, changing our national symbol from the eagle to an ostrich, burying our head in the sand in the face of this global threat. As Governor, I saw the impact of climate change in dealing with the Biblical floods and fires that ravaged Colorado.

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John Hickenlooper Climate Change News Feed


Hickenlooper in Iowa

Communities like Dyersville, IA are absolutely critical to fighting climate change. Last week at Big River Resources ethanol plant, we talked about how we can produce clean energy & create more jobs in rural America together. Hint: it’s not through big government expansions.


Democratic presidential hopefuls keep it brief on ag policies at Iowa State Fair speeches

Although ethanol and renewable fuels were broached often in previous elections in Iowa, including in 2008, many presidential hopefuls shifted the conversation to trade and climate change when talking about agriculture. Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan, former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee called for greener farming techniques, and Ryan said regenerative farming could … Continue reading ""

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10 Dems will debate tonight. Here are their climate plans

Democratic candidates for president return to the stage tonight and tomorrow for a two-part debate in Detroit. Here’s what they plan to do about climate change.

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Hickenlooper in New Hampshire

[Hickenlooper] said that beyond putting a price on carbon and giving the American people a dividend from the tax revenue, reducing “fugitive emissions” — which include methane and other greenhouse gases released as byproducts of industrial production — would be something he could repeat from his time as mayor and governor. Galvanizing support around curbing … Continue reading ""

John Hickenlooper on climate, fracking and beer

John Hickenlooper is the only presidential candidate who has taken a sip of fracking fluid. The former Colorado governor famously took a swig of the viscous liquid to prove it was safe during a meeting with oil and gas company CEOs in 2013. Ever since, the Democrat has faced criticism from environmentalists for being too … Continue reading ""

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