Georgia’s Presidential Primary: Biden And Sanders On ClimateNext week, Georgians go to the polls to vote in the primaries; many people have already voted early. At this point, there are two major candidates still in the running in the Democratic presidential race. Both Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders agree that climate change is an urgent issue. In the
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Warren in Georgia“My plan for a Green New Deal will put racial and environmental justice at the center of our response to climate change.”
New Georgia Poll: Majority of Voters Believe Climate Issues are Important“Not only do Georgia Democrats overwhelmingly support moving to 100% clean energy by 2050, 83% of African American voters also believe that the environment and climate change are important issues,” said Brionté McCorkle, Director of Georgia Conservation Voters.
AJC poll shows Georgia voters want more done to fight climate changeThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution survey found that about 63% of Georgia voters think the country is not doing enough to address climate change.
Sanders in Georgia[Sanders] called climate change the “major national security threat,” ahead of terrorist groups and other threats, and said it must be addressed “in an extremely aggressive manner” before the planet sustains irreparable damage.