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.
Arguments against a #ClimateDebate got us wondering…off the top of our heads, just how many questions could we come up with that we’d like to see candidates asked about the climate crisis? So we made a list.
“With his international climate policy plan, Governor Inslee makes it clear that simply saying ‘I will rejoin the Paris Agreement’ is nowhere near enough to show true climate leadership on the global stage.”
Vice President Biden’s signing the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge solidifies a near-consensus position amongst Democratic presidential contenders in finally rejecting the fossil fuel industry’s influence on our politics.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 1, 2019 Contact: David Turnbull, email@example.com With Sen. Booker signing No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge, all eyes now on VP Biden Today, at the California Democratic Party Convention, Senator Cory Booker became the 16th of 23 major Democratic candidates for President to sign the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge, after Senator … Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 1, 2019 Contact: David Turnbull, firstname.lastname@example.org RL Miller, email@example.com Sen. Harris becomes 15th No Fossil Fuel Money pledge signer in 2020 Democratic field Today, during the California Democratic Party convention, Senator Kamala Harris officially signed the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge, becoming the 15th of 23 major Democratic candidates for president … Read More
With Julián Castro’s announcement today that he will reject contributions from fossil fuel industry executives, corporate PACs, and lobbyists, he joins thirteen of his counterparts in signing the pledge. The writing is now on the wall for the fossil fuel industry.
More than 200 groups sent a letter to U.S. senators today, urging them to oppose a bill that would provide billions of dollars of support for natural gas infrastructure projects in Europe.
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
Beto O’Rourke’s signing of the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge is the latest indication that the terms of the political debate on climate change have fundamentally shifted.