Pete Buttigieg ended his presidential campaign on March 1, 2020.

In his own words: “My generation will be on the business end of climate change, and in fact we are already seeing its enormous impacts right now in our communities. In my time as mayor, we in South Bend have had a 1,000-year rainfall and a 500-year flood, both in the span of just 18 months. So when I think of the climate crisis, I don’t just think about icebergs in the Arctic. I think about a family in distress on Frederickson Street because of the climate choices we’ve made up until now. The climate crisis is an emergency affecting our communities right now and we have to treat it that way.”

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Pete Buttigieg Climate Change News Feed


Where do the 2020 Democratic candidates stand on the climate crisis?

All the candidates have pledged to end new fossil fuel operations on federal lands, after the Trump administration approved new leases for oil drilling on federal land in California in December. But how else do their plans compare on climate and California?

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Belonging, Opportunity, Empowerment: An Agenda for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

[Included in plan:] Combat climate change to protect our communities, planet, and future. Climate change is not a distant problem, but a reality that already affects us all and presents an especially severe threat to many states with high AAPI populations from California to New York to Hawaii. Continued »

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Buttigieg in Nevada

On climate change, Buttigieg said that he wants to lean on solar power and geothermal resources in the West, including in states like Nevada, to further his overall goal of removing carbon from the country’s energy generation system. To that end, the midwestern mayor has proposed quadrupling funding for research and development on energy generation … Continue reading ""


Buttigieg in Nevada

On the sunny outdoor pavilion at Clark County Wetlands, Pete Buttigieg joined a host of environmental activists for a roundtable focused on public lands & conservation. Buttigieg outlined his latest policy ‘Protecting America’s public lands and diverse outdoor heritage.