Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is reportedly being advised on climate issues by David G. Victor, who has accepted at least $7.5 million from British Petroleum over the years and advocated for “clean coal” and corporate polluters.
As Joe Biden takes the stage in Atlanta for another Democratic debate, Friends of the Earth Action will call Biden out for his cozy relationship with big polluters.
It is time for Nancy Pelosi and other centrist Democrats like Joe Biden to embrace the grassroots momentum behind forward-thinking policies like a Green New Deal and Medicare for All.
Warren’s plan is strong because it is rooted in the understanding that institutionalized discrimination and racism has concentrated pollution on frontline, Indigenous and communities of color.
Trump has driven the country toward crisis with his petulant refusal to allow oversight and his use of foreign governments to attack his political opponents.
Two days after hundreds of thousands marched through New York demanding action to confront the climate crisis, youth activists disrupted a greenwashing event attended by several oil major CEOs.
Carbon friendly farming practices and forest conservation are critical, but the Mayor should not promote these in the context of offsets, which sets up a misleading choice between reducing fossil fuel emissions or saving forests.
To solve the climate crisis, we must make massive investments in cheaper, cleaner, renewable energy, not prop up a failing industry that never delivered on its promises.
We are encouraged by his plan to create a new category for refugees displaced by climate change and his support for new civil rights legislation to address environmental discrimination and racism.
Friends of the Earth Action commends Senator Harris for centering frontline, Indigenous and communities of color in her climate plan. Her plan builds on her legacy of holding polluters financially and criminally accountable as California's Attorney General and Senator.