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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.
By Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer Last year, the average American household experienced eight hours without power, as storms hammered electrical systems built with less erratic climate conditions in mind. That average outage time is double what it was five years ago. But only looking at the average obscures the experience of people who lived […]
We sat down with Rep. Sean Casten (D-Ill.) to talk about the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) or “Hot FERC Summer,” as we like to call it. According to Rep. Casten, though FERC is often thought of as “a sleepy agency that is, frankly, kind of nerdy” — it can be a powerful force to […]
While Senator Joe Manchin leads the opposition to climate provisions in President Biden’s budget bill, his own state is the most exposed to floods in the nation, according to new data released this month by the nonprofit organization First Street Foundation. Over 60% of West Virginia’s power stations are at risk, twice the average and […]
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