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Building Wealth and Opportunity in Rural America

[Included in plan:] Engage every community in the transition to a clean energy economy. Cory’s climate plan calls for a $400 billion investment by 2030 to fund a Moonshot Hub in all 50 states, each charged with tackling the most important and difficult challenges in basic science, applied research, manufacturing, and commercialization in their dedicated field. … Continue reading "https://corybooker.com/issues/economic-security-and-opportunity/building-wealth-and-opportunity-in-rural-america/"

Cory 2020

Steyer on climate change

He was among the 10 Democratic candidates on the stage at the huge Tyler Perry studio complex Wednesday night outside Atlanta. “Well, Jeff, my goal last night was to try and show the differences between me and the other people on stage,” Tom Steyer said via satellite, satisfied, he says, with his debate performance. On … Continue reading "https://news3lv.com/news/local/steyer-somebodys-got-to-level-with-the-american-people"

KSNV

@NRA When I talk about the soul of this nation—I’m talking about the responsibility we have to our children to take on the threat of climate change. I’m the only one on tonight’s stage who helped secure the Paris Agreement and the largest-ever U.S. investment in clean energy.

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New Georgia Poll: Majority of Voters Believe Climate Issues are Important

“Not only do Georgia Democrats overwhelmingly support moving to 100% clean energy by 2050, 83% of African American voters also believe that the environment and climate change are important issues,” said Brionté McCorkle, Director of Georgia Conservation Voters.

League of Conservation Voters

Where Deval Patrick, an ex-oil executive, stands on clean energy

This morning, Deval Patrick (D), former Massachusetts governor, announced that he’s joining the presidential race. Environmental activists raised concerns over his history as an executive at oil giant Texaco, the Washington Post reports, but Patrick later supported clean energy policies during his time as governor. In October, Patrick discussed innovation and clean energy at Michigan … Continue reading "https://thehill.com/changing-america/sustainability/energy/470496-where-deval-patrick-an-ex-oil-executive-stands-on"

TheHill

Deval Patrick is running for president. Are Democrats ready to vote for an ex-oil executive?

Environmental activists have repeatedly asked Democrats running for president to reject donations from fossil-fuel executives. So how will they — and the rest of the Democratic base — react to a former oil executive jumping into the race?

Washington Post