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Katie Nelson, knelson@greenpeace.org 

Press Release

Greenpeace USA Responds to California Recall Election Results

Sacramento, California -

Yesterday, California voters chose to keep Gov. Gavin Newsom in office after a recall effort that’s lasted over a year. With a majority of California voters voting ‘no’ on the recall and removal process, Newsom will continue to hold his title as governor of the fifth largest economy in the world. [1]

In response to the results of the election, Greenpeace USA Senior Climate Campaigner Caroline Henderson said:

“This week, Californians sent a clear message: we are choosing a future for our state where science prevails over denial, and where the collective power of communities prevails over monied special interests. With the recall in his rearview mirror and Californians facing a code red climate emergency, Governor Newsom must now claim his mandate to act on climate and keep California livable for future generations. 

“It is time for Governor Newsom to phase out planet-warming fossil fuels and support workers and communities through that transition. His first step is to stop issuing new permits for planet-warming fossil fuel drilling, beginning with those within 2,500 feet of communities.”

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Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

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