Pressure is building for presidential candidates to share their comprehensive plans to address the climate crisis, particularly Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Kamala Harris (D-CA). Former Secretary Julián Castro (D-TX) said he’ll release a climate plan soon.
Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) released an immigration plan, which includes addressing climate change as one of the root causes of migration and the refugee crisis.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN) announced a national service plan, including a Climate Corps to “build resiliency and sustainability against climate disruption; help first responders in the wake of disaster.”
Our Climate Action New Hampshire team met up with Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN). Watch her explain why climate action is important to her and how she’ll prioritize it.
Here are some more highlights from climate action on the 2020 campaign trail this week:
- Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) talked climate action on Pod Save America.
- Former Vice President Joe Biden (D-DE) mentioned climate in his Iowa speech.
- Governor Steve Bullock (D-MT) led Montana in joining the U.S. Climate Alliance.
- Former Congressman John Delaney (D-MD) campaigned on climate at multiple stops in New Hampshire.
- Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) tweeted on the climate, leadership crises.
- Governor Jay Inslee (D-WA) continued to push for a climate debate.
- Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) discussed farming and climate in Iowa.
- Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) called for climate action in Nevada.
For more updates on how candidates are campaigning on climate change, check out www.changetheclimate2020.com.