As the climate crisis fuels stronger storms with more devastating impacts, it hits economically vulnerable populations the hardest and threatens their right to vote.
The candidate with the best policies and the most guts to stand up to Big Ag will not only offer our best hope for ensuring we can feed ourselves now and into the future, but will also provide a compelling vision for people in rural and urban parts of America.
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.