Sanders in ColoradoAnother message from Sanders, about the need to take bold action on climate change, especially resonated with Amy Davis, a mother from Castle Rock. “I’m here basically for my children’s future,” Davis said. “I’m almost 50, so it won’t affect me as much as them.”
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Sanders in ColoradoWe are fighting for the future of this planet. That is what the scientists tell us. So we are going to have to be extremely aggressive in combating climate change and that is why I have introduced the most comprehensive climate change legislation or proposal I should say, that has ever been introduced. And that …
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 …
Steyer in ColoradoSteyer said his [climate] plan is different from any other candidate’s because his includes three things: declaring a state of emergency his first day of presidency, being closely tied to community and grassroot environmentalism and building a global coalition to combat climate change. “Unless you’re doing those three things, my experience over the last 10 …
.@TomSteyer is now hosting a round table mostly made up of climate activists and Democrats. He has tough rhetoric for oil and gas and financial companies investing in oil. “This is going to be a fight. And we need to scare them.” #copolitics #IACaucus #fint
Steyer in ColoradoSteyer recently announced his detailed plan to address climate change. If elected president, he said he would declare the climate crisis a national emergency on his first day in office. He would implement his five-pillar framework for the Justice-Centered Climate Plan with or without the support of Congress. “He is prepared to use the emergency …
Harris in ColoradoHarris promised to radically overhaul the country’s current climate policy by re-entering the Paris Agreement and creating a carbon-neutral nation by 2030. Climate change has been a hallmark of Harris’ platform, a problem she called an “existential threat to who we are as a species.
Harris in ColoradoSaying Trump is among “a group of folks busy pushing science fiction instead of science fact,” Harris called climate change “an existential threat to who we are as a species” and said the United States will be on track to “achieve a carbon-neutral state” by 2030 under a Harris administration.
Warren in ColoradoAhead of her Colorado trip, she released a public lands plan that included a moratorium on new oil drilling and free access to national parks. She began her remarks on Tuesday night by outlining the plan, saying there’s no better place than Colorado to discuss climate change and the environment.
Warren kicked off rally in CO yesterday w/ details of new climate/public lands policy proposal. “Right now what’s happening is mining rights, drilling rights are being sold for pennies on the dollar. That is our national treasure and it belongs to us.” https://t.co/JM1asGuYtt
Klobuchar in ColoradoThe 2020 candidate plans to re-enter the U.S. into the Paris Agreement, which motivates members of the United Nations to combat climate change. Klobuchar is also a cosponsor of the Green New Deal and will bring “sweeping legislation” when it comes to green building codes, infrastructure and renewable electricity standards. For Klobuchar, climate change is …
Klobuchar in ColoradoKlobuchar said she has been doing a lot of town hall-style meetings and recently met with flood victims in Iowa. She went to a climate change meeting with Tampa, Fla., residents who fear their homes will be underwater in coming years because of climate change. “This is not something that’s happening in 100 years,” she …