Tom Steyer ended his presidential campaign on February 29, 2020.
In his own words: “I first got into politics specifically to work on climate change. It affects every American profoundly and it still isn’t getting the attention it deserves. Over the last 10 years, I’ve been obsessed with environmental justice, renewable energy, and sustainability. Climate change is an existential threat to our way of life, and the Green New Deal is a solution that matches the scale of the problem. It would create millions of jobs and kickstart new industries making us a wealthier and more equitable nation. Best of all, it would make ALL our communities healthier. The technology and the economics are here. What’s not here. . .is the politics — because our politicians will not stand up to the oil and gas companies and other corporate polluters. I have, and I will.Learn More »
As a father of four children, the best thing I Could pass down to my kids is not money, but a planet with clear air. If this an “existential problem” — if this is a matter of life and death, then we should start acting like it.“
(Source: candidate survey)
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)