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Warren in California

“It’s a very comprehensive plan,” Huerta said. “Farmworkers too often get ignored by politicians. We don’t think much about the people who pick the food on our tables.” Warren says climate change and wildfires threaten farmworkers, with only two states — California and Washington — requiring farmworkers to have access to shade and water. She pledged to move … Continue reading ""

Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Advance-Register

Dignity for Farmworkers and Food Chain Workers

[Inlcuded in plan:] And as climate change continues to lead to more extreme weather – like hotter summers and drier winters – the danger of wildfires and heat stroke will only become worse. In California’s Sonoma County, for example, farmworkers went to work to save the grape harvest while wildfires burned nearby, breathing in dangerous … Continue reading ""


Why I am fighting for rural America and farmworkers

Fighting for workers rights, especially for farmworkers and laborers who spend virtually all their time outdoors, we must acknowledge — and fight — the ravages of climate change.

Desert Sun

Buttigieg in Iowa

MG: “You were the first candidate to come out with a plan specifically devoted to disaster preparedness. How will it help communities like Cedar Rapids?” PB: “That’s right. I proposed a disaster preparedness plan because no matter how hard we work on climate, and I have a very aggressive plan on climate change, we can … Continue reading ""


Buttigieg in Iowa

Buttigieg told a crowd at the middle school, unifying the country is one of his top priorities, if elected President. Fighting climate change and including farmers in a positive solution is another goal. “If we can find billions of dollars to pay American farmers to not sell their goods to China, then surely we can … Continue reading ""


Klobuchar in Iowa

Greene County Dem Chair says she’s a farmer. What will you do there? Klobuchar talks farm bill, and creating incentives to capture greenhouse gasses through new approaches. Have to start seeing climate solutions in rural America. #IACaucus


Buttigieg in Nevada

“Tackling climate change and our environmental challenges will also be a focus of this rural renaissance. Too often, rural America has been told it’s part of the climate problem and not invited to be part of the solution. So we’ll invest up to $50 billion in agricultural R&D over the next decade, invest in clean … Continue reading ""

The Ely Times

Booker in Iowa

Booker said addressing climate change is so important, it will be “the lens through which we view everything. I feel an existential urgency on this. I will find more ways for people to care about this issue.” Part of Booker’s climate change plan includes recruiting farmers and ranchers to be part of the solution. He … Continue reading ""

The Quad-City Times