Tag: climate crisis
“The climate system is not stopping you [hitting the target], global society is stopping you.”
"So here you have a major crisis for the United States and for the world, and at the same time you have nobody, or almost nobody, working here at the EPA."
"This means a halt to all new fossil fuel development now, and it means a rejection of dangerous false solutions like market-based emissions trading programs."
"We must remind the world, again, that Indigenous people matter. We are all made better when we respect one another and lift each other up."
Yesterday's ruling by the Supreme Court "clears the way for our office to investigate Exxon's conduct toward consumers and investors."
"So, essentially, Nancy Pelosi is reviving a 10-year-old committee, the Select Committee for the Climate Crisis, but we find that it’s actually woefully and inexcusably short – falls short of what we need in this moment in terms of climate ambition in this crucial juncture in history."
The Sunrise Movement, composed of activists from high school age to their mid-20s, formed to challenge power in the form of targeted Congresspeople and to more broadly tackle the climate crisis in a loud but uniquely jubilant voice.
"The Earth is getting hotter. And human activity is a major cause, period. We're not going to give time to climate deniers. The science is settled, even if political opinion is not."