In his own words: “The science is in, climate change is real. The threat is not distant, it is here now. I am tired of just hearing about how we need to reduce climate change, it is time to start talking about how we are going to reverse it.
We have a real opportunity to innovate our way out of this crisis and create high paying jobs in the process. Clean energy is one of the highest growing sectors in our economy. Solar is growing at 25 percent; wind is growing at 16 percent. There are over 800 component parts in a wind turbine: iron, steel, cement, rebar. These are things we make in the United States. We need to get ahead of this and start investing in these industries — doing so can put thousands to work in communities across this country that have been hollow out by job losses.Learn More »
The clock is ticking, we need to act.”
(Source: candidate survey)