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Buttigieg in South Carolina

When speaking on environmental issues, Buttigieg brought Charleston directly into the conversation. “This is not a theoretical issue. I don’t have to tell Charleston this. This is upon us, sea level rising, coastal cities,” said Buttigieg.


Buttigieg Calls for Bipartisan Action on Climate Change

One student asked Buttigieg what he plans to do to address environmental concerns. The Democratic hopeful said a bipartisan effort is needed to effectively reverse the effects of climate change. He emphasized that climate change is not something that will happen in the future, but that it’s happening now. “Charleston certainly knows it real. You … Continue reading ""

Courthouse News

O'Rourke in South Carolina

In Beaufort, South Carolina, he leaned on the insight of preservationist Marquetta Goodwine, also known as Queen Quet, the elected chieftess of the Gullah Geechee Nation, who gave him a toured of the church where Harriet Tubman lived, just before he held a community roundtable discussion on climate change, voting rights and economic mobility.

ABC News

Biden in South Carolina

The makeup of the rebuilding process includes increasing employment access, bettering transportation, clean, renewable energy, cleaner, faster and safer infrastructure and more affordable housing, according to Biden. Biden also noted that the components of the rebuilding process could also “help confront the existential threat of climate change,” and “provide 10 million new, good-paying jobs.

The Times and Democrat

Commentary: Ask candidates how they will save Charleston from climate change

With less than a year before the historically pivotal South Carolina Democratic presidential primary, the Lowcountry is becoming a frequent stomping ground for many candidates. For those candidates to have a shot at winning in 2020, they need our votes.

Post and Courier

Ryan in South Carolina

Climate change, Ryan said, “needs to be expressed to the majority of Americans who are struggling as opportunity,” meaning that workers who have lost their manufacturing jobs could go into production of solar panels and wind turbines.