The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is still refusing to host a climate debate – and we’re still fighting. This morning in Washington, DC, we joined coalition partners to deliver over 217,000 signatures directly to the DNC at their national headquarters. Powerful speakers from US Youth Climate Strike, Hip Hop Caucus, and more spoke out on why … Read More
Activists gathered at the DNC headquarters in Washington, DC, to demand the party reverse its stance and provide a forum for presidential hopefuls to debate one of the greatest threats facing humanity today, the climate crisis.
Back in the 2016 presidential election, there were zero questions on the climate crisis in the general election debates. That’s right, zero. And in the preceding Democratic primary debates, the few questions that were asked were shallow and inconsistent, not spurring the kind of robust debate required to address one of the most critical issues of … Read More
“We need to know that whoever is nominated to take on Trump in 2020 has what it takes to stand up to the fossil fuel industry and fight for bold solutions to the climate crisis. That’s why we need a full debate focused specifically on climate change, so an informed moderator can press candidates beyond platitudes, seek out specific details, and hold them accountable to what the science says is necessary.”
From February 4th to 8th, activists will deliver hundreds of thousands of petition signatures to members of Congress at in-person events across the country.