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 …
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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 …
Sanders, Biden, Steyer discuss plans to help flood victims, reduce climate change effectsAs some people in the Carolinas recover from flood damage almost four years later, we’re asking Democratic candidates for President how they would handle areas most vulnerable to potential effects of climate change.
Sanders in TexasSpeaking at the University of Houston on Sunday, the presidential hopeful did not shy from a string of harrowing events still fresh in Texans’ minds, using the city’s brush with devastating storms to shed light on climate change and the deadly shooting in El Paso to call for tougher gun control. “This state, maybe more …
My heart goes out to all of those affected by historic flooding in Mississippi. This is one more example of the devastating effects of the climate crisis. We must act now so that severe flooding and extreme storms don’t become our new normal. https://t.co/5ppxKHbUlB
Warren in NevadaShe also addressed the threat of wildfires in Nevada and California and the issue of climate change. “I will do everything a president can do all by herself on the first day,” Se. Warren said, “No new drilling, no new mining on federal lands, no new offshore drilling, backing the Paris climate accord.”