As a student at the DNC, I want to see action. In 2016, we need to show Democrats that accepting money from the industry that destroys our planet is unacceptable.
We can’t let a climate-denying racist into the White House next year, and we’ve got to hold the Democrats to their promises.
As a Virginian, I am extremely concerned with the close ties between Virginia politicians and Dominion Energy.
For too long, many environmental organizations have practiced an advocacy that doesn’t acknowledge the nurturance and manipulation of white racism as a taproot of our opposition’s political power. As a climate movement, we have both a moral and a strategic imperative to change that.
It’s no secret that a Trump presidency would spell disaster for our climate. What we need to focus on is connecting Republicans down the ballot with Trump and his unforgivable policies.