LCV Statement on Sanders’ Climate PlanFollowing the release of Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal, the League of Conservation Voters released the following statement from SVP of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld: “We are excited to see a strong climate plan from Senator Sanders that focuses on creating family-sustaining jobs in the clean energy economy and investing in frontline communities who have …
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The Green New DealThe climate crisis is not only the single greatest challenge facing our country; it is also our single greatest opportunity to build a more just and equitable future, but we must act immediately. Climate change is a global emergency. The Amazon rainforest is burning, Greenland’s ice shelf is melting, and the Arctic is on fire. …
Castro in IowaToday I visited @TPI_Composites in Iowa to announce my plan to double wind power in the United States and expand exports of green technology around the globe. We don’t have to choose between protecting our environment & growing our economy. We can do both.
As California’s Attorney General, I stood up to the special interests that tried to destroy our environment — including oil companies like Chevron — and won. I know how to take on tough fights and get results. I’ll do the same as president.
Moulton in IowaOne audience member asked about climate change, and Moulton responded that the U.S. needs to become the leader in combating the climate crisis, which would include using American-made technology and growing the economy while still addressing the issue, instead of raising taxes. He also mentioned developing fusion power and decarbonization, along with developing the Federal …
Steyer in ColoradoDemocratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer told an audience in Snowmass Village on Friday night that the 2020 presidential election is a last desperate chance to reverse climate change. Steyer made the claim during an emotional presentation at the 16th annual American Renewable Energy Day, which he has participated in numerous times in the past. He …
We cannot afford four more years of a president who ignores the disastrous effects of climate change. My plan for a Clean Energy Revolution & Environmental Justice will address the climate emergency & protect our communities for generations to come.
Hickenlooper in IowaCommunities like Dyersville, IA are absolutely critical to fighting climate change. Last week at Big River Resources ethanol plant, we talked about how we can produce clean energy & create more jobs in rural America together. Hint: it’s not through big government expansions.
Harris in IowaA Storm Lake voter’s environmental concerns inspired ripped-from-the-briefing-book answers from Harris about Iowa’s wind power, but also philosophical musings about how she prioritizes preserving the planet. “I care about the environment not because I have any particular interest in hugging a tree,” Harris told her tour guide, Andrea Frantz, “but because I have a very …
Bennet in IowaFollowing his soapbox speech at the @IowaStateFair, @MichaelBennet came by to support #windpower! One of the great stats discussed from our blade: wind pays over $20 million in annual lease payments to Iowa farmers, providing a steady source of income. #AmericanWindWeek