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Sanders in Utah

The impacts of climate change pose an “existential threat to our country,” Sanders said on Monday, adding that global warming is “a fundamental moral issue.” “And that is why we will take on the greed of the fossil fuel industry, and tell them that their short-term profits are not more important than the future of … Continue reading "https://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/democratic-presidential-candidate-bernie-sanders-draws-thousands-at-salt-lake/article_45ec0557-0ee5-5c14-81ad-cd4ab299401d.html"

Daily Herald

Bernie Sanders: Utah already suffers from climate change

For decades, fossil fuel corporations have knowingly polluted our air, poisoned our water, and destroyed our planet in exchange for billions in short term profits. What the scientists are telling us now is that we must act immediately and boldly to have a chance to avert total climate catastrophe.

The Salt Lake Tribune

On to climate change. Gabbard says climate change policy used to be a bipartisan issue, but it has since been divided. She says everyone should have access to clean water. She believes finding a common interest is how America breaks the polorizing divide.


Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg holds town hall in Salt Lake City

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said addressing climate change and reforming the criminal justice system would be two of his focuses as president during a campaign stop in Salt Lake City. At a town hall on Monday evening, Buttigieg said he is “ready to take on” President Donald Trump and “build a political movement that … Continue reading "https://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/presidential-hopeful-pete-buttigieg-holds-town-hall-in-salt-lake/article_e2aefafd-32ed-5aaa-97f9-b5ce88f3ca5e.html"

Daily Herald

Buttigieg’s first question is from a woman who says her grandchildren are supporting Bernie because of his climate plan. She asked why his is better. Buttigieg said they have the same goals but a different strategy and hit Sanders for not explaining how he would pay for his plan.


Democrat Elizabeth Warren thrills a standing room only crowd in Salt Lake City

We need to make public lands part of the fight against climate change,” said Warren after a short guided hike. “This forest is one of our great national treasures and we shouldn’t be selling it off for pennies on the dollar. We need to protect it.


Warren rallies supporters in Salt Lake City

[Warren] promised, for example, to sign an executive order on her first day as president to put a “total moratorium” on all new fossil fuel leases on public lands. She also said she would reinstate a methane pollution rule to “limit existing oil and gas projects from releasing harmful gases that poison our air,” reinstate … Continue reading "https://www.sltrib.com/news/politics/2019/04/17/sen-elizabeth-warren/"

The Salt Lake Tribune