Voters took to the polls, rebuking the Trump administration. The election was also a watershed moment that saw a new generation of leaders who will define the climate politics for a generation to come.
It is time for the Democratic Party to fully embrace bold solutions and pathways forward that are commensurate with the climate crisis we face.
“It’s time for a candidate with the experience, record and vision for a nation that protects all people and the planet they call home. It’s time for Bernie Sanders.”
Sen. Bernie Sanders has spent a lifetime fighting against this exploitation and motivating people to take action.
With this vote, Blumenauer, typically a solid advocate for environmental protections and strong climate policy, chose instead to support trade deals that would generate further climate pollution.
With millions of families still struggling to recover from the last financial crisis and the Great Recession that followed, we cannot afford a trade deal that undermines the government’s ability to protect the American economy.
This fall, the EPA released a report confirming what scientists have long been saying: soybean seeds coated in neonicotinoid pesticides, which contribute to mass bee deaths, “provide negligible overall benefits” to soybean growers.
What are GMOs, and how do they affect consumers, farmers and the environment?
From climate change to clean water, from healthy forests to safer food, progress on our most important environmental priorities is being crippled by the outsized role of money in politics.
From nuts and soybeans, to squash and cucumbers, from apples, oranges, cherries and blueberries, to avocados, peaches and melons, bees play a critical role in producing the food we eat.