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Trump’s Interior Secretary is a former lobbyist for the oil and gas industry. Weakening the Endangered Species Act and clearing the way for new mining and drilling is incredibly harmful. We should be protecting our environment, not selling it off to the highest bidder. https://t.co/YUn7jBuahh
Here’s a statistic that Donald Trump and the Republicans should pay attention to: Our country is losing a football field’s worth of natural land every 30 seconds. We must make our public lands part of the climate solution—and I have a plan to do just that: https://t.co/JOdzQtOHkd https://t.co/3ayxntkDK9
To get serious about climate change and reduce our reliance on fossil fuels, we need to end Big Oil’s stranglehold on Washington. As president, I’ll eliminate fossil fuel subsidies and put a moratorium on new fossil fuel leases offshore or on public lands. https://t.co/ZuNaWhTOTf
People First Indigenous Communities Policy[Included in plan:] End leasing of federal lands for fossil fuel exploration and extraction to protect lands that have traditional religious and cultural importance to Indigenous communities and require free, prior, and informed consent from indigenous communities for major infrastructure projects on these federal lands. Expand the U.S. Department of Energy’s Tribal Energy Program to …
Democrats' climate plans alarm oil and gas industryIn an election cycle in which an unprecedented number of candidates are publishing detailed climate policy proposals, the oil industry’s discomfort with Democrats plans is not entirely surprising.
Warren tweetsAnyone want a thread of @ewarren’s plans to fight climate change? pic.twitter.com/70vSRGzs1F — Team Warren (@TeamWarren) July 12, 2019 Here’s Elizabeth’s plan to stop fossil fuel drilling, promote renewables, and protect our public lands: https://t.co/lXLH618TI8 — Team Warren (@TeamWarren) July 12, 2019 Here’s Elizabeth’s plan to invest $2 trillion in the research, development, and manufacturing …
We’ve heard almost nothing in this election on protecting our public lands from corporate greed and climate change. Our kids deserve to enjoy those public lands, and they need a President who will fight to protect them for this generation and all that follow.
Bennet in CaliforniaBennet has released a plan to deal with climate change based on reducing emissions while increasing job opportunities; conserving resources to improve economic opportunities for farmers, ranchers, and foresters; and investing in infrastructure, innovation and science domestically and globally. His plan includes making a commitment to conserve 30% of the nation’s lands and oceans by …
There wasn’t a single mention of #publiclands in either #DemDebate. If we don’t break the grip of dark money on our political system and actually start solving the climate crisis, we’ll destroy these beautiful places before we’re able to pass them down to the next generation.