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Steyer in Nevada

Q: A study shows people of color are more likely to live near polluters. What would you do to help rebuild the EPA? A: “Priority 1 is dealing with the climate problem and having that leadership come from black and Latino communities.” @TomSteyer

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Why Latinx Voters Make Nevada the First Climate Primary

With the New Hampshire primaries wrapped, all eyes are on Nevada, where the nation’s next presidential caucus is merely 10 days away. It’s the first caucus or primary in a state whose population is mostly people of color, so candidates would be foolish to ignore them—especially if they care about climate change. Climate justice is … Continue reading "https://earther.gizmodo.com/why-latinx-voters-make-nevada-the-first-climate-primary-1841612291"

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Biden in South Carolina

“While everyone is feeling the effects of climate change, in the Lowcountry you’re on the frontlines. It’s impacting everything from your health to your local economy to your overall quality of life. That’s why my plan invests $1.7 trillion over 10 years to move our country to a 100 percent clean-energy economy with net-zero emissions … Continue reading "https://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/three-questions-with-presidential-candidate-joe-biden/Content?oid=30638066"

Charleston City Paper

Interview: Tom Steyer’s Campaign For Climate, Racial Justice

Steyer’s main passion is the fight against climate change, citing it as the most urgent issue facing the country. Spending much of his life in Northern California, Steyer knows all too well the implications of climate change to local communities. “I drove up through Sonoma last year after the fires to really see what fire … Continue reading "https://www.ksro.com/2020/01/29/interview-tom-steyers-campaign-for-climate-racial-justice/"

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Steyer in Nevada

He also backed a 2018 ballot measure in Nevada, known as Question 6, to raise the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard to 50 percent by 2030. It passed with 59 percent support and needs to pass once more this year to be placed into the state’s constitution, though a statutory version of the proposal was signed into law last … Continue reading "https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/intrigued-by-his-ads-nevadans-are-giving-steyer-a-closer-look-ahead-of-next-months-caucus"

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Cambio Climático Y Justicia Ambiental

El cambio climático es la amenaza existencial de nuestro tiempo, pero también nos presenta una oportunidad para reconstruir nuestra infraestructura y reconstruir la clase media mientras reactivamos nuestra economía para que funcione con energía 100% limpia. Los latinos, particularmente los latinos que hablan español, están muy enterados y conscientes de la amenaza que representa el … Continue reading "https://elizabethwarren.com/es/planes/juntos#cambio-clim%C3%A1tico-y-justicia-ambiental"

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Climate And Racial Justice Linked, Advocates Urge Ahead Of Brown & Black Forum

Ahead of Monday’s Brown and Black forum, event participants held a climate-focused panel calling upon local and national leadership to act on the issue that most often and disproportionately affects communities of color.

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