Julián Castro announces plan on animal welfare, wildlife protections


While many candidates have plans tackling climate change, Castro also addresses the impact it will have on the wildlife population in his recent proposal.

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“The climate crisis is putting over 1 million animal species at risk of extinction,” Castro wrote in his proposal. “I will ensure Endangered Species Act designations and classifications are created based on scientific facts, incorporating both the current and projected effects of climate change, reversing this administration’s actions.”