"This might be a political show for Biden," said the Sunrise Movement, "but for us it's a fight for our lives and for the communities we love and care about."
"The Democrats in Congress must move forward boldly, protecting the working families of our country and restoring faith in government. Yes, the future of the country is at stake."
"We cannot drink oil. This is why we cannot accept the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline."
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"Burning that oil would create nearly 260 million metric tons of CO2 emissions—about the equivalent of what is produced by 66 coal-fired power plants."
In spite of the rising popularity of concepts such as the "Overton Window," the importance of grassroots organizing is still being underestimated.
"Unless this cancer-causing weedkiller is banned by the Environmental Protection Agency or Bayer cuts its losses and stops making it, people will continue to be exposed and risk serious illness."
There's no Gates-ian fairy tale, no Franzen-like acceptance of disaster, and no awaiting the invention of some Kerry-like miracle technologies.
"This is the first time a court of law, anywhere in the world, has recognized that a government minister has a duty of care to protect young people from the catastrophic harms of climate change."
"If Democrats decide that climate priorities can be put off for later, don't be surprised if young people put off voting for them again."
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