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Sanders in California.@BernieSanders also held a rally in Long Beach where he hit @realDonaldTrump on climate change: “We have a president who happens not to believe in science. He is too busy spreading his racism and sexism and xenophobia to read any literature about the crisis of climate change.
Presidential hopeful Jay Inslee tells Walnut Creek crowd why climate change is his top priorityFor Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, the environment isn’t just a concern, it’s the reason he’s running for president. The 68-year-old Inslee told a crowd of about 400 Rossmoor Democrats Tuesday afternoon that he wasn’t looking to get in the race until he saw that none of the other candidates was making the nation’s environmental concerns …
In Walnut Creek, @JayInslee connects w 100s of Boomers at #Rossmoor: “My last days on earth, I wanted to be able to look my 3 grandkids in the eye, and say I did everything possible” to address climate change. Worries for future generations often expressed among Boomers here.
Bennet in CaliforniaBennet has released a plan to deal with climate change based on reducing emissions while increasing job opportunities; conserving resources to improve economic opportunities for farmers, ranchers, and foresters; and investing in infrastructure, innovation and science domestically and globally. His plan includes making a commitment to conserve 30% of the nation’s lands and oceans by …
Hickenlooper, Inslee on climate changeOne candidate — former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper — took a more moderate approach in his remarks, and suffered the crowd’s displeasure. The former governor was booed after he argued against socialism, saying, “We shouldn’t try to achieve universal coverage by removing private insurance from over 150 million Americans. We should not try to tackle …
Climate tweets on CastroI’m going to tell him, ‘Adios!,” @JulianCastro says if elected President in 2020, he’d recommit the U.S. to the Paris Climate Accord immediately — and relish the opportunity to usher Trump out of the White House — at the @CA_Dem convention https://t.co/oNKtsI0OfP
Castro, Delaney on climate changeAfter that Castro said, “I would sign an executive order recommitting the United States to the Paris Climate Accord so that we lead again on sustainability.” Tense moments came when John Delaney was nearly booed off stage after saying Medicare For All is not good policy, but he managed to get some points in about …
In what has become his standard at #CADem19, @BetoORourke once again opens his speech in Spanish: “Muy, muy buenos días.” After about a minute, in the middle of comments about addressing climate change, he simple switches over to English and keeps going.
Climate: Sanders says Trump “endangers our country and the entire world” by not understanding science that “climate change is real,” caused by human activity and resulting in devastating problems. #CADEM19 @sfchronicle @BernieSanders
Warren on a long riff about climate change that I haven’t heard from her on trail yet. Koch brothers and oil companies are the villains—she also jokes about phony experts who deny warming climate saying things like “I don’t know, the dinosaurs loved it
She kicks off her speech slamming the Koch brothers, oil and drug companies and climate skeptics. “Here’s the good news. I have the biggest anti-corruption plan since Watergate,” @ewarren says. “Here’s the bad news. We need the biggest anti-corruption bill since Watergate.