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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 ""


Justice for Border Communities

[Included in plan:] Building the Green Workforce of the Future. Border states are emerging as leaders of the new green economy. Texas is the leading producer of wind energy in the country, California is the leading producer of solar energy, and clean energy investments in New Mexico and Arizona are on the rise. To really … Continue reading ""


Martin Luther King III urges voting on environmental issues in N. Charleston event

In a Saturday morning event focused on environmental justice, Martin Luther King III compared the struggle to get political action on climate change to the battle against systemic racism his father waged more than a half century ago.

Post and Courier

Warren in South Carolina

“Climate change presents an urgent threat, but also presents the chance to rebuild our economy with 100% clean energy and to create millions of good, union jobs in the process. My ideas for a Green New Deal will create an estimated 10.6 million new green jobs and help rebuild the middle class by providing family-supporting … Continue reading ""

Charleston City Paper