Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Embracing Bigger Ideas To Tackle The Climate Crisis Than Ever Before
Vowing to keep the US in the Paris agreement is “the cost of entry” into the Democratic presidential race.
“Google is aiding and abetting the promulgation of climate science misinformation.”
Each of the top 10 candidates will have 40 minutes to talk exclusively about the climate crisis.
“I’ve seen what happens if we don’t act, and I’m determined to make sure Americans understand this isn’t just a coastal issue, and it’s not a distant issue only — this is a nationwide issue,” Buttigieg said.
“I’ve just tried to tell them the story — it’s a bad year,” one expert said. “This is what happens when deforestation gets out of hand.”
The contentious vote comes after presidential candidates overwhelmingly endorsed the debate and young activists rallied for one at Democratic National Committee offices nationwide.
Sanders calls for a ban on fracking, mountaintop removal coal mining, and imports and exports of coal, oil, and natural gas.
Inslee leaves the race after elevating climate change issues in the primary, despite not cutting through in polling himself.
“The temperature over land is warming at twice the speed of the global average,” one scientist said.
Ciara Newton had her dream job at a Shell refinery. But she was fired after enduring months of harassment, including sexist comments from supervisors and a lewd sticker.
There are more industry members and fewer academic experts on the EPA’s main science review board since Trump took office, according to a government watchdog report.
Barry’s rain threat is no surprise to climate researchers, who say that the warming of the planet has contributed to the costliest hurricanes in US history.
A potential tropical cyclone forming in the Gulf of Mexico could slam into the coast by the weekend.
"Now we’re taking the fight out of DC and into communities across America,” the Sunrise Movement's cofounder told BuzzFeed News.
The protesters have camped outside of DNC headquarters in Washington this week and worried DNC staff at the Democratic presidential debates.
“Regardless of who wins the Democratic nomination, voters deserve to know what these candidates’ plans are for climate change.”
Jay Inslee on Monday released his campaign’s fourth climate policy.
Joe Biden is the latest presidential candidate to unveil a comprehensive climate policy, just the second policy rollout of his 2020 campaign.
Climate change is consistently polling as a top issue for Democrats, and candidates are going deep early.
“When you have people seeking high grounds for a flood, you can’t think a middle-ground approach is adequate," Jay Inslee told BuzzFeed News.