Senator Cory Booker Also Reveals Climate Plan Ahead of CNN Climate Town Hall

Senator Cory Booker Also Reveals Climate Plan Ahead of CNN Climate Town Hall

Yesterday, Senator Cory Booker revealed his climate plan called “Cory’s Plan to Address the Threat of Climate Change.” While similar in many ways to Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s plan, keep reading for our breakdown of high-level points from this plan.  Net Zero: by 2045 Cost: $3 trillion Carbon Tax: This plan will institute a carbon fee […]

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Environmental Voter Project Expands to 6 More States

Environmental Voter Project Expands to 6 More States

Some good news to share! Our friends at the Environmental Voter Project, a non-partisan group that works to identify inactive environmentalists and then turning them into consistent activists and voters, have expanded their work into 6 additional battleground states ahead of the 2020 election: Arizona, Virginia, New Mexico, North Carolina, New Hampshire and Maine. What […]

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Julian Castro Reveals Animal Welfare and Biodiversity Plan

Julian Castro Reveals Animal Welfare and Biodiversity Plan

Last week, 2020 presidential hopeful and former HUD secretary Julian Castro was the first candidate to release an action plan addressing animal welfare issues. Huffington Post’s Yashar Ali broke the story and explained that Castro’s plan, called PAW: Protecting Animals and Wildlife, Calls for ending the euthanasia of domestic dogs and cats in shelters and […]

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Bernie Sanders’ Big, Bold Climate Plan

Bernie Sanders’ Big, Bold Climate Plan

Late last week, Senator Bernie Sanders revealed his climate action plan that he would work to enact should he be elected as president in 2020. The plan, titled The Green New Deal is the most ambitious of any of the Democrats and looks to spend $16.3 trillion on tackling climate change while decarbonizing sectors of […]

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Best of ODP: Exclusive Interview with 2020 Presidential Candidate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg

Best of ODP: Exclusive Interview with 2020 Presidential Candidate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg

Monica:  This interview really put ODP on the map!  Kudos to Miro for being there when Mayor Pete announced in South Bend and nabbing this exclusive with him before he became a leading contender.   I made it out to South Bend, IN last weekend to cover Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s official presidential campaign announcement. The mayor […]

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Harry Reid Calls for Ending Filibuster, Making Climate Change #1 Priority

Harry Reid Calls for Ending Filibuster, Making Climate Change #1 Priority

In an interview with the Daily Beast this week, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that should Democrats win the Senate in 2020 they should scrap the filibuster and bring climate change legislation to the top of their agenda. Reid explained that “[T]he No. 1 priority is climate change. There’s nothing that affects my […]

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