This week has seen some important public statements from candidates about their plans to constrain Big Oil, Gas, and Coal’s expansion and implemented a controlled wind-down of fossil fuel production that addresses environmental injustices and strengthens labor protections. Here’s a quick run-down of these stances on real climate leadership.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2019 CONTACT: Collin Rees, collin [at] priceofoil.org WASHINGTON — After a coalition of progressive groups began pushing for the Democratic National Committee to hold a presidential primary debate focused on climate change, CREDO, Oil Change U.S., and others issued the following joint statement: “Climate change is the most urgent crisis facing our … Read More
His plan to combat climate change includes passing a Green New Deal, committing to ban fracking, new fossil fuel infrastructure, and fossil fuel leases on public lands, and ending the export of coal, natural gas, and crude oil.
Ending fossil fuel extraction on public lands is both necessary and obvious. Our public lands should be used for public good, not for oil industry profits at the expense of our climate and communities.
Today, President Trump announced actions aimed at speeding approvals of oil and gas infrastructure proposals, doubling down on climate disaster.
The majority of the major Presidential candidates in the Democratic field for 2020 have now signed the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge. That’s ten in all! They join over 1,400 politicians from across the country that have already signed the pledge. We need leaders that reject the influence of fossil fuel money and plan for … Read More