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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Buttigieg in New Hampshire

Climate change hasn’t spared New Hampshire. Summer storms have intensified, invasive species have moved further north, and businesses can’t keep up with increasingly unpredictable winters. We’re already living with climate change. New Hampshire can’t wait for us to act.

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Buttigieg, Klobuchar and Sanders in New Hampshire

Climate change was a major topic for Buttigieg, Klobuchar and Sanders, with all three in agreement that the government needs to shift the economy away from fossil fuels. Buttigieg said that his administration would create a carbon tax rebate system to shift the economy to a carbon neutral system, while Sanders pointed to the Green … Continue reading "https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2020/02/dartmouth-sees-late-visits-from-candidates"

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