I recently spoke with David Turnbull, Strategic Communications Director at Oil Change U.S. He is working on campaigns to get fossil fuel money out of politics, keep fossil fuels in the ground and build political support for real climate leaders. Prior to his work with Oil Change, David was Executive Director of Climate Action Network – International, the world’s largest network of organizations driving action to stem the climate crisis.
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This October will likely be a critical election for climate politics in Canada, with Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer polling ahead of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The election takes place at a time that a report released by Climate Change Canada finds that Canada is warming at twice the global rate. What’s more, 83 percent of Canadians are concerned about climate change, with 69 percent saying that it will be a top five issue for them at the ballot box.
Morrison’s win on May 18 delivered a devastating blow to climate activists in Australia and abroad who hoped to see Australia break away from coal and transition to a low-carbon economy
Washington State Governor and Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee announced a $9 trillion Evergreen Economy Plan on May 16, his second major climate proposal. Inslee has put fighting climate change at the center of his campaign.
Former Vice President and Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is said to be drafting a climate agenda that seeks a “middle ground” path on the climate crisis, according to a May 10 Reuters report.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke put forth a comprehensive four-part climate agenda calling for the mobilization of $5 trillion to make the United States a carbon neutral nation by 2050.
Warren´s Robust Plans stresses the importance of public lands in fighting climate change and pledging to ban new fossil fuel leases
Presidential candidate and former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, in a recent t op-ed slammed the Green New Deal legislation.
Buttigieg, if elected, would be the first millennial president. He is poised to make climate change appeal to young voters.
This year’s UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) will take place in Santiago, Chile from December 2 to 13, with Pre-COP activities in San Jose, Costa Rica. Chile offered to host this year’s activities following the withdrawal of Brazil under then President-elect Jair Bolsonaro. With the COP returning to […]