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Climate Issues: Where 2020 Democrats Stand On The Green New Deal And MoreClimate change — or, more precisely, fighting climate change — has quickly become one of the top priorities among Democratic voters. Increasingly dire warnings about the devastating effects of climate change, as well as the sweeping Green New Deal proposed this year in Congress, have helped the topic gain traction among voters and politicians alike. …
Bernie Sanders talks climate change, social justice, and morePresidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be debating with other candidates at Texas Southern University, and he took a moment to talk one-on-one with FOX 26’s Tom Zizka about his ongoing campaign. “So the folks who work in the oil industry are not my enemy,” said Sanders. “Climate change is my enemy.” Senator Sanders knows talking …
How we fund the #GreenNewDeal: -Hold the fossil fuel industry accountable -Revenue from wholesale of renewable energy -Eliminate federal fossil fuel subsidies -Scale back military spending -Tax revenue from 20 million jobs -Make the wealthy pay their fair share #ClimateTownHall
The Green New Deal is a crucial framework for meeting the climate challenges we face. It powerfully captures two core truths: 1️⃣ This is an existential crisis requiring immediate, ambitious action. 2️⃣ Our environment and economy are connected. #ClimateTownHall
Harris at CNN Climate Town Hall”Lead, follow or get out the way, and get out the way starting with Donald Trump,” says Sen. Kamala Harris of lawmakers’ inaction on climate change. “…If they fail to act, as president… I am prepared to get rid of the filibuster to pass a Green New Deal.” #ClimateTownHall https://t.co/xXmrgz47QC
Sanders tweetsThe climate crisis is our greatest challenge — and our single greatest opportunity to build a just and equitable future. We’re going to pass a Green New Deal and create 20 million good-paying jobs. Tune in to CNN tonight at 8:40 p.m. for my #ClimateTownHall.