What Voters (and Presidential Candidates) Need to Know about Climate Change

Climate Impacts in Early Primary States

Published Aug 14, 2019


State-level action alone is not enough to avoid the worst consequences of climate change. Voters in early primary states have a chance to tell the White House and Congress that they can—and must—take the following steps to deliver the steep reductions in heat-trapping emissions:

  • Put a price tag on carbon emissions
  • Pass national clean energy and clean vehicle standards
  • Fund infrastructure resiliency projects
  • Drive innovation

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