In his campaign and the policies he has put forward even on the last day of his campaign, Governor Inslee has shown what it means to stand up to the fossil fuel industry and fight for communities impacted by fossil fuel extraction and the climate chaos it is causing.
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.
Today, presidential contenders Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer each released their climate plans, both of which include a commitment to end fossil fuel subsidies and to phase out fossil fuel production in the United States. Oil Change U.S. responds.
From July 11-13, over 3,000 progressive activists from across the United States gathered for the Netroots Nation (NN19) conference in Philadelphia, and Oil Change was there for all the action. While our collective movement for justice has many critical issues, the climate crisis stood out throughout the weekend as a crucial part of the progressive … Read More
“Outside groups shouldn’t have to pick up the DNC’s slack when it comes to addressing the existential threat of climate change,” read the statement.
The first two nights of Democratic debates proved one thing when it comes to the climate crisis: We need a Climate Debate.
“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.
Gov. Jay Inslee’s new climate plan is a critical development because it takes the climate conversation to a new level – how to actively dismantle the fossil fuel industry and its political power in order to win the change we need.
“The U.S. is poised for a massive oil and gas expansion that would make achieving our climate goals basically impossible if left unchecked. Governor Inslee’s plan is the first we’ve seen that truly acknowledges this emergency and proposes critical steps to turn it back,” said David Turnbull.
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