After pressure from progressives and climate activists, Vice President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that he is barring fossil fuel company leaders and executives from his presidential transition team.
Today, 145 groups sent a joint letter urging Joe Biden to ban all fossil fuel executives, lobbyists, and representatives from any advisory or official position on his campaign, transition team, cabinet, and administration.
More than 30,000 people and 10 leading climate groups today called on the Democratic National Committee to strengthen the 2020 party platform’s section on fossil fuel pollution and extraction.
Twenty-one climate and social justice groups sent a letter asking Joe Biden’s presidential campaign to create a plan for undoing the massive fossil fuel industry bailout enabled by the CARES Act.
“Equating a bailout for Big Oil with basic protections for nurses and healthcare workers in a pandemic is completely egregious,” said Rees of Hoyer’s comments.
More than two dozen leading progressive groups today urged Joe Biden’s presidential campaign to remove Larry Summers from any role in the campaign or a future Biden administration.
Today, Oil Change U.S. is announcing its endorsement of Senator Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.
“We hope all candidates who sign the pledge truly endorse its goal of ridding our politics of the influence of the fossil fuel industry. Unfortunately the fundraiser hosted by Andrew Goldman calls that commitment into question when it comes to Vice President Biden.”
Three weeks after the launch of the “NoKXL Pledge” on Aug. 13, ten major presidential candidates have signed onto the pledge, making it clear that on Day One in office they will revoke the controversial Keystone XL pipeline’s unprecedented, unilateral permit and institute a true climate test for all other energy projects.
Today, a coalition fighting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline sent a letter to all Democratic presidential candidates, urging them to take the ‘NoKXL Pledge’ and make it clear that on Day One in office they will revoke the controversial pipeline’s unprecedented permit issued by Trump.