For Some Ohio Voters, Climate Change Is A Top Issue This ElectionAs part of WOSU’s 2020 election coverage, we asked listeners what issues they’re prioritizing this year. A recent national study suggests the American response to climate change is becoming more important to voters – a trend that may be playing out in Ohio.
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Tom Steyer on stage at the Democratic dinner in Columbus, Ohio tonight: “If they win, literally it could be the end of the world,” he says about Republicans and climate change
Ohio lawmakers are bending over backwards to gut renewable energy and energy efficiency standards. This is a dangerous law. We need to act fast to stop climate change, not bail out its biggest culprits. https://t.co/AMcwFlwL8m
A new (to me) joke from Warren: She imitates an energy industry lobbyist downplaying climate change. “Ohhh, but the dinosaurs loved it!
#HB6 is a disaster. It slashes funding for renewable energy and subsidizes coal production. We will not defeat climate change if we keep pursuing the fossil fuel industry’s agenda. https://t.co/n2HwiKFZSm
Warren on to climate change. Blames corruption in Washington for not addressing it. Mentions Koch brothers and crowd boos.
Sen. Warren asked what a POTUS can do to halt climate change, she says: “There’s a lot a president can do by HERSELF.”
O'Rourke in OhioAsked about climate change, he called the “Green New Deal” the “boldest and best proposal yet” on the issue. On immigration, he said people brought to the country unlawfully as children should get legal status.