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.@ewarren pledges to make environmental justice a central part of her climate change plan. She’s dedicated $1 trillion to correcting environmental mistakes against communities of color, such as building toxic waste facilities in their neighborhoods. #iacaucus
On climate change, Buttigieg says the science is conclusive, “but here’s why I think many folks are hesitating to accept the science, it’s because they feel like they’re being beaten over the head w/ it, and that accepting it would be a defeat,” suggests getting farmers involved.
Buttigieg in IowaButtigieg told a crowd at the middle school, unifying the country is one of his top priorities, if elected President. Fighting climate change and including farmers in a positive solution is another goal. “If we can find billions of dollars to pay American farmers to not sell their goods to China, then surely we can …
At @PeteButtigieg town hall in Newton, Iowa, first question is about addressing climate change. Second person at the mic says they were also going to ask about climate change except it was already asked. Climate change is repeatedly brought up on the campaign trail. #iacaucus
Buttigieg in IowaAttendee asks about climate change, saying that everyone needs to be more fearful of the impending disasters. @PeteButtigieg disagrees, arguing that fear can be paralyzing and that the country needs to be rallied around hope and pride of an American project to tackle the problem.
To progress and save ourselves, we must forge a constituency for changeA few weeks ago, during a town hall at Java Joe’s in downtown Des Moines, a woman named Teresa asked the most existential question I’ve heard on the trail: “Can Western democracy solve climate change?” The answer to that question has everything to do with why I’m running for president, and how I believe we …
Buttigieg in IowaThe former South Bend, Ind. mayor spoke of values he said he could use to unite the country, such as combating climate change, religion, work and democracy. Protecting the country’s future begins with national security and confronting climate change, Buttigieg said. He added that religion should not be used as a reason to discriminate. “God does …
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We go to Q&A. 1st guy thanks Yang for running, asks about climate change. Yang: candidates need to know climate change is here. Talks about fires in Australia. Lists couple things he would do, says big challenge is US is only 15% of the problem. #IACaucus
Lailah is concerned about the loss of trees — I reassured her that saving the world’s climate, including by planting trees, is my number one priority. In fact, my campaign plants a tree in the name of every active volunteer. #BeAClimateVoter https://t.co/CaMYIuEKsf