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Later this evening President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will convene for the final presidential debate before the general election on November 3rd. While the first debate had an unexpected question on climate change from moderator Chris Wallace, tonight’s moderator NBC News’ Kristen Welker pre-selected climate change as a debate topic outright.
And as we wrote of the first debate, it is overwhelmingly apparent that climate change and green jobs are a weak spot for Trump. The President will attempt to fixate on Biden’s stance on fracking (which he’s repeatedly lied about) but Biden must remain steadfast in reiterating that the path to a clean energy economy is the best chance the United States has to create union jobs.
Why This Matters: Being truly “pro-life” entails caring for life on this planet–which would suffer an irreversible blow under a second Trump term. Furthermore as pollution has increased under the Trump administration, our children have paid the price with their health. Trump’s environmental record on the environment is abysmal, pointing to it and the damage he’s caused is an easy (and important shot) for Biden to make.
Chicago-based Invenergy announced this week that it will construct at a site in northeastern Texas a $1.6 billion project that will provide 1,310-megawatts of solar energy by 2023. The project is likely to create approximately 600 jobs during the construction, as well as bring in more than $250 million in landowner payments and $200 million in […]
by Ashira Morris, ODP Contributing Writer Since the beginning of the pandemic, most Americans have received a single check for $1,200. However, fossil fuel companies are not most Americans. The US government spent big — $15 billion dollars big — to help the companies responsible for the climate crisis. According to a new analysis by […]
On Friday, the Treasury Department proposed a rule that states that “decisions by banks to not serve a specific customer should be based on individual risks, rather than a categorical exclusion.” according to The Hill.
Why This Matters: This kind of government mandate overriding the free market smacks of, well, socialism or cronyism or both. And while oil ad gas companies are now hurting, they’ve reaped billions from our dependence on oil and gas for fuel.
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