Sanders Statement on LA Gas Leak

HOOKSETT, N.H. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement Thursday on the environmental crisis caused by a gas leak in Porter Ranch, California: “The massive and tragic natural gas leak in Porter Ranch, California, is yet another example of the urgent national need to transition away from fossil fuels and toward energy efficiency and sustainable, renewable sources of power.

Here’s How Hillary Clinton Wants to Fight Global Warming

Hillary Clinton Brings Her Presidential Campaign Back To Iowa
Hillary Clinton began the closely watched rollout of her energy-and-climate platform Sunday evening by announcing goals that would greatly expand the deployment of renewable power in the coming years. However, the announcement does not address a suite of controversial topics, including whether Clinton supports the Keystone XL pipeline and whether she would allow oil drilling in Arctic waters.

Bernie Sanders’ Full Plan: Combating Climate Change to Save the Planet

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Right now, we have an energy policy that is rigged to boost the profits of big oil companies like Exxon, BP, and Shell at the expense of average Americans. CEO’s are raking in record profits while climate change ravages our planet and our people – all because the wealthiest industry in the history of our planet has bribed politicians into complacency in the face of climate change.


Oil lobby prepares to sway US presidential race

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By Ed King Climate change merited just one mention in the American Petroleum Institute’s annual State of American Energy report – and that’s in the references. The US trade association, which represents 400 companies including Shell, BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil, also steered clear of December’s UN pact agreed by 195 countries to tackle global warming.



Amid Paris Frenzy, Sanders Goes Even Bigger on Climate Change

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Bernie Sanders didn’t join the Democratic Senate delegation that just visited the global climate talks in Paris, where the 10 lawmakers tried to publicly reassure other nations that Republicans don’t have the political muscle to unwind President Obama’s carbon-cutting pledges.


Christie: There’s no climate change crisis

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CONCORD, N.H. – Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday said climate change “is not a crisis” and that he is “not relying on scientists” to form that opinion. In an appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” the Republican presidential candidate was attacking President Obama’s attendance of a climate change conference in Paris this week as a misplaced effort when he was asked if he believed climate change was a crisis.
via NJ.com