Democratic National Committee Platform delegates voted overwhelmingly last night to enhance the original DNC Platform draft by supporting amendments that will strengthen action on climate change and curb the use of harmful pesticides in agriculture.
Overall, we are encouraged and appreciate Vice President Biden’s willingness to strengthen his plan to fight climate change, and we will continue to push him and the Democratic National Committee to further improve the Democratic climate agenda.
Friends of the Earth Action is proud to endorse all of these candidates who are dissatisfied with the status quo and are ready to fight. We urge voters in New York, Colorado, and New Jersey to support these candidates on election day.
The Council, backed by an advisory panel that included two Friends of the Earth Action staff, specifically urges Vice President Biden and the DNC to take bolder and more ambitious action to address our climate emergency and advance social and environmental justice.
We call on our members, supporters, environmentalists, and voters in Georgia’s 7th Congressional district to send this progressive champion to Congress.
Friends of the Earth Action announced its endorsement today of Charles Booker, a progressive candidate running for the Democratic nomination for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat. If Booker wins, he will face Mitch McConnell in the general election.
Friends of the Earth Action announced its endorsement today of McKayla Wilkes, a progressive candidate running against Steny Hoyer in Maryland’s 5th congressional district.
Friends of the Earth Action announced its endorsement of three progressive candidates running for federal and state offices in next week’s Oregon primary.
Throughout the campaign Sanders has been a constant, fearless voice for people and the planet, advocating for the bold ideas and real solutions like the Green New Deal, which met the scale of what is needed to avoid climate catastrophe.
We are proud to support the nation’s progressive champion Sen. Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination.