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A young girl now asks about climate change and energy efficiency. “Climate change threatens every living thing on this planet,” Warren replies. In addition to “Green New Deal,” says we need a “Blue New Deal” for the oceans #KOMONews
Endorsement: Amy Klobuchar for presidentOn climate change, the co-sponsor of the Green New Deal says she would usher the United States back into the Paris climate accord, reversing Trump’s 2017 decision. She says addressing climate change is a top priority, and she also intends to restore other Obama-era environmental programs.
Klobuchar in WashingtonKlobuchar promised to move quickly on climate change, praising Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, whose scrapped presidential campaign made the issue preeminent. In her first week as president, she said, she would re-enter the U.S. in the Paris Climate Agreement, re-implement Obama regulations on gas mileage and clean power generation and introduce sweeping legislation to put … Continue reading "https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/presidential-hopeful-amy-klobuchar-blasts-trump-pitches-her-electability-in-seattle-campaign-stop/"
Climate tweets on KlobucharIn Seattle today, @amyklobuchar praises @JayInslee’s climate leadership and Presidential run. https://t.co/T4rlit1HFA
In Seattle today for a gun-control forum and fundraiser, Kamala Harris met with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to talk about climate change.
Warren in WashingtonThe Senator’s opening remarks included a nod to Washington Governor Jay Inslee, who last week bowed out of the presidential race. Warren said the country owes Inslee a great deal of gratitude for pushing the climate agenda, and vowed to take on the issue if she becomes president. “I’m going to put a moratorium in … Continue reading "https://mynorthwest.com/1490838/elizabeth-warren-seattle-rally/?"
Warren in WashingtonWarren used climate change as an example of the corruption she said is endemic to Washington, D.C. A generation ago, Republicans and Democrats both sought to address climate change. President George H.W. Bush, a Republican, signed the United Nations’ first treaty on climate change and got it ratified by Congress. But, she said, years of … Continue reading "https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/elizabeth-warren-tells-crowd-of-15000-in-seattle-nobody-gets-to-stay-on-the-sidelines/"
At the start of her town hall in Seattle, Warren praises Jay Inslee, citing his advocacy on climate change: “This entire country owes Governor Jay Inslee a big debt of gratitude.”
Warren in WashingtonRea Yates and her family excited to see @ewarren. Yates says her main concern is combatting climate change and getting her 3 kids engaged in politics. #WarrenInSeattle