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.
The executive branch can set the stage for a transformative climate justice agenda by taking immediate action at this intersection of climate, racial justice, and economic transformation. The Frontlines Climate Justice Executive Action Platform identifies regulatory rulemakings and other executive actions to advance an equitable climate agenda.
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.
“At the first primary debates, 18 of 20 candidates will have committed to reject dirty money from fossil fuel executives, lobbyists, and corporate PACs,” said David Turnbull of Oil Change U.S.