Extreme Weather Disasters Tag News Feed
20 million people are being displaced from their homes every year due to climate-fueled disasters. 20 million. Half measures are not enough. Our Green New Deal is the only sufficient response to the climate crisis put forward by any candidate.
Senator Klobuchar’s Plan to Safeguard Our Elections, Strengthen our Democracy and Restore Trust in Government[Included in plan:] Ensure that those affected by natural disasters can still vote. As the effects of climate change become more disruptive, Senator Klobuchar believes that it is especially important to ensure that natural disasters do not prevent Americans from voting. As President, she will ensure that people living in areas where an emergency has been …
Patrick in Iowa.@DevalPatrick’s first visit to the Hawkeye state was a tour with Iowa @SenatorRobHogg in Cedar Rapids to talk about climate change while visiting businesses that have survived flooding. #iacaucus @presscitizen @dmrcaucus Gallery: https://t.co/FSu3ecn9Hz
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Patrick giving remarks then will get a tour of the area and discussion of the issues of flooding; how climate change is effecting things. Patrick thanks the crowd (30 or so here + big media presence.) Says we’re already late on climate change; asks if we’re too late. #IACaucus
Patrick in IowaPatrick: Climate change is a matter of survival. Talks about extreme weather in MA, including tornados, blizzards, and other anomalies. Talks destruction of industries like fishing. Taking this walk is about showing this is happening right now. #IACaucus
Kamala Harris: As climate crisis makes fires worse, here are some solutionsThis isn’t normal. We’ve always had wildfires, but not like this. Hurricane-force winds, simultaneous blazes raging with no end in sight, mass blackouts to prevent the next catastrophe. With every passing wildfire season, the threat gets more intense and the strain on families and communities intensifies.
Klobuchar in CaliforniaSenator Amy Klobuchar brought her message of pragmatic progressivism to the Bay Area for a Thursday evening rally in San Carlos. Klobuchar is riding a new wave of momentum with strong fundraising and improved polling following the October Democratic debate.