Buttigieg tweetsIf we are to meet this climate crisis, we’re going to have to put millions of new electric vehicles on America’s roads. As president, I will dedicate $6 billion for states and cities to build public charging infrastructure powered by clean energy. https://t.co/Rbj6nsCQQB
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Steyer in NevadaAt an infrastructure forum, @TomSteyer outlined how climate change and infrastructure are intertwined. He noted that Flint, MI and Denmark, SC are examples of how “We are poisoning black and brown communities at a completely different level than everybody else.
What you need to know about the environmental impacts of Buttigieg's new $1 trillion infrastructure planEnvironmentalists said Pete Buttigieg’s sustainable focus in his new infrastructure plan was well-intended, but expressed concern on how he would pay for it.
Buttigieg’s Infrastructure Plan Calls for a National Vision ZeroThe Democratic candidate’s $1 trillion pledge to upgrade roads, utilities, and public transportation has an emphasis on road safety and climate adaptation.
This is dangerous and wrong. We must ensure new infrastructure projects account for their climate impacts. As president, I’ll make sure all new infrastructure projects undergo a climate test and are subjected to a thorough environmental impact review. https://t.co/aeqbEpIzDo
This is just plain dumb. We can build roads, bridges, and update our infrastructure while solving the climate crisis. These aren’t mutually exclusive. Building climate-smart infrastructure is just common sense. https://t.co/9gYy2h0UtO
The Biden Plan to Invest in Middle Class CompetitivenessJoe Biden is running for president to rebuild the middle class—and this time make sure everyone comes along. Toward that end, Biden is calling for a transformational investment in our country’s infrastructure and future: $1.3 trillion over ten years, to equip the American middle class to compete and win in the global economy, to move … Continue reading "https://joebiden.com/infrastructure/"
So many issues in our country could be addressed with a $2 trillion infrastructure plan. It would create jobs, improve people’s lives, connect distressed communities, address climate, improve our competitiveness. Simple. Easy. High Impact. And with the right POTUS – bipartisan!
The Weather Channel: Candidates on InfrastructurePresidential candidates give their views on infrastructure.
Presidential hopefuls connect climate change to infrastructure policies at first Finkenauer fish frySeveral presidential hopefuls linked their jobs and infrastructure proposals with their positions on climate change at Abby Finkenauer’s first fish fry and forum focused on jobs and infrastructure on Saturday. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., touted the Green New Deal, a Congressional resolution that he co-sponsors. He said the measure would create a million new jobs…
”The cost of doing nothing is not nothing” is one of my favorite expressions. Power outages in California may now be the new normal because we failed to do two things: Address climate change AND invest in infrastructure. https://t.co/Id2sGPse4Q
Proud to have received the endorsement of @FranParrCB , one of many Iowans whose homes were flooded out this spring. As a country we can no longer ignore decaying infrastructure and climate change. https://t.co/dvRGJytaOV
.@amyklobuchar highlights needed repairs to tribal roads, pointing to her first policy pitch on infrastructure which connects the issue to climate change
De Blasio in NevadaI want to say I’m a believer in the Green New Deal, so much so that I’m implementing it right now in New York City. This is a real differentiator, I want to say upfront. A lot of good people in this race — very few of them have had to take plans and put … Continue reading "https://lasvegassun.com/news/2019/aug/08/new-yorker-de-blasio-says-local-consent-a-must-on/"
Opinion: Climate Change Is a Winning Campaign Issue — and President Trump Knows ItMy national service program also includes two exciting new components: a National Infrastructure Apprenticeship program and a National Climate Corps. After decades of underinvestment in infrastructure and in the face of the new challenge of climate change, we need to rebuild, reboot and reinvent our local infrastructure. For these new initiatives, we will work closely … Continue reading "https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/28/opinions/john-delaney-2020-mandatory-national-service/index.html"