This is the #DemPartyPlatform for 2020. This part is called: COMBATING THE CLIMATE CRISIS AND PURSUING ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE (Part 2)
Only one party recognizes the urgent existential crisis facing our planet. Only one party believes in science and solutions.1/18
#Democrats reject the false choice between growing our economy and combating climate change; we can and must do both at the same time. 2/18 #DemPartyPlatform #ClimateAction #ClimateCrisis
#Democrats will use federal resources and authorities across all agencies to deploy proven clean energy solutions; create millions of family-supporting and union jobs; 3/18 #DemPartyPlatform #ClimateAction #GreenEconomy
#Democrats will upgrade and make resilient our energy, water, wastewater, and transportation infrastructure; and develop and manufacture next-generation technologies to address the climate crisis right here in the United States. 4/18 #DemPartyPlatform #ClimateAction
#Democrats will do all this with an eye to equity, access, benefits, and ownership opportunities for frontline communities—because Democrats believe we must embed environmental justice, economic justice, and climate justice at the heart of our policy and governing agenda.5/18
#Democrats will take immediate action to reverse the Trump Administration’s dangerous and destructive rollbacks of critical climate and environmental protections. 6/18 #DemPartyPlatform #ClimateAction #ClimateCrisis
#Democrats will rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement and, on day one, seek higher ambition from nations around the world, putting the United States back in the position of global leadership where we belong. 7/18
#DemPartyPlatform #ParisClimateAgreement #ClimateAction
We will restore protections for irreplaceable public lands and waters, from Bears Ears National Monument to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. 8/18
#DemPartyPlatform #ClimateAction #ClimateCrisis
#Democrats will follow science and the law by reducing harmful methane and carbon pollution from the energy sector.9/18 #DemPartyPlatform #ClimateAction #energytransition
#Democrats will make investments to create millions of family-supporting and union jobs in clean energy generation, energy efficiency, clean transportation, advanced manufacturing, and sustainable agriculture across America.10/18 #DemPartyPlatform #ClimateAction #GreenEnergy
All jobs in the clean energy economy should provide an opportunity to join a union. #Democrats will restore and protect workers’ rights to organize and bargain collectively. The clean energy economy must represent the diversity of America. 11/18 #DemPartyPlatform #ClimateAction
#Democrats will invest in the education and training of underrepresented groups, including people of color, low-income Americans, women, veterans, people with disabilities, and unemployed energy workers for jobs in clean energy-related industries, especially union jobs 12/18
#Democrats will target relevant investments with the goal of delivering 40 percent of the overall benefits to disadvantaged and frontline communities, 13/18 #DemPartyPlatform #ClimateAction #CleanEnergyEconomy
#Democrats will invest in clean energy and energy efficiency; clean transit and transportation; affordable and sustainable housing; remediation and reduction of legacy pollution; and critical clean water infrastructure.
14/18 #DemPartyPlatform #ClimateAction #climate
#Democrats will also mobilize a diverse new generation of young workers through a corps and cohort challenged to conserve our public lands; deliver new clean energy, including to low-income communities and communities of color;
and address the changing #climate 15/18
#Democrats will achieve #GreenEnergy goals partly through pre-apprenticeship opportunities, joint labor-management registered apprenticeships for training, and direct-hire programs that put good-paying and union jobs within reach for more Americans.16/18 #DemPartyPlatform
Black, Latino, and immigrant workers are often on the front lines of disaster relief work with limited worker protections. 17/18 #DemPartyPlatform #GreenEnergyEconomy #FrontLineHeroes
#Democrats will invest in this critical workforce, supporting the creation of family-supporting and union jobs in disaster response and climate
resilience, with strong labor standards and worker protections, including good wages, benefits, access to paid leave etc. 18/18
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