Sanders climate bills protect workers, communities, environment
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will released an ambitious suite of climate bills today.
Friends of the Earth and FOE Action President Erich Pica offers the following statement:
As the world watches leaders negotiate a climate deal in Paris it is clear that the United States needs to promote environmental health, workers’ rights, and justice over the profits of Fossil Fuel Empires. With this new suite of legislation Senator Sanders is recognizing the need to rapidly transition to a new economy. Senator Sanders bills protect workers and communities while helping to build a clean energy economy on the principles of equity and justice.
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