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Amy Klobuchar talks climate change, ag policy and Denmark

U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar is at the Minnesota State Fair for its opening day. She stopped by the MPR booth to talk with Cathy Wurzer about agricultural policy, climate change, President Trump and Denmark.

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Warren in Minnesota

In front of what her campaign said was 12,000 people, Warren also made the case for “structural change” to fight global warming and said we “have a government that works great for giant oil companies that want to drill everywhere, just not for those of us who see climate change bearing down upon us.” “You … Continue reading "https://www.minnpost.com/environment/2019/08/elizabeth-warren-comes-out-against-line-3-and-twin-metals-and-minnesota-construction-unions-are-not-happy-about-it/"


Was walking around to take some pics, but Warren talked for a while about why climate change hasn’t been avoided and why fixes aren’t in place. Her answer: Corruption and politicians bought off by oil & gas lobbyists/industry. Warren said the U.S. needs large “structural change.”


O'Rourke in Minnesota

Pete Steinhagen, a retiree from St. Paul, said he and his wife like O’Rourke’s climate-change ideas. He has set a goal of net-zero emissions by 2050. “If we don’t use this next decade to our fullest advantage, we will lose this place to the generations that follow us,” O’Rourke said in the interview. “If we … Continue reading "http://www.startribune.com/beto-o-rourke-urges-minneapolis-crowd-to-unite-against-trump/509671342/"

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