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.

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I was proud to have passed a constitutional ballot measure in Nevada that raised the state’s energy portfolio to 50 percent renewables by 2030. I’m the ONLY candidate who will make tackling the climate crisis my top priority. #DemDebate

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Steyer in Nevada

At an infrastructure forum, @TomSteyer outlined how climate change and infrastructure are intertwined. He noted that Flint, MI and Denmark, SC are examples of how “We are poisoning black and brown communities at a completely different level than everybody else.

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Steyer in Nevada

Q: A study shows people of color are more likely to live near polluters. What would you do to help rebuild the EPA? A: “Priority 1 is dealing with the climate problem and having that leadership come from black and Latino communities.” @TomSteyer

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