With world leaders gathering in Madrid for the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP25), it’s more apparent than ever that the next president must exercise strong leadership on climate at home and abroad, which includes committing the U.S. to exceed our current commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement. The good news is that the climate crisis continues to be at the forefront of the presidential primary process.
Here are some climate highlights from the campaign trail this week:
Also this week, two long-time environmental champions ended their presidential campaigns. Kamala Harris has spent her career bravely fighting for all communities, including communities of color facing the worst effects of pollution and climate change. Steve Bullock has been a steadfast ally in the fight against climate change and a fierce advocate for the protection of our public lands. We’re confident that both will continue to fight for a cleaner, safer, more sustainable future.
As always, visit changetheclimate2020.com for additional climate news and updates, including highlights about recently announced candidates Mike Bloomberg and Deval Patrick.