Tag: climate change
At last week’s CNN town hall forum focused on the “Climate Crisis,” the major Democratic presidential contenders said Florida was lucky to have avoided a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian. But that didn’t stop them from blaming the storm on climate change.
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took to a national newspaper to push back against the Green New Deal proposed by congressional Democrats and called for “adaptive solutions” to combat climate change.
Some analysts say the program could cost the U.S. economy $93 trillion.
"Having just heard Beto say in a rally that we only have 10 years left, I’m perplexed why he would be calling for a plan that doesn’t get to “net-zero” carbon until 20 years after we’ve all become avocado toast."
“While the plan is quickly becoming a litmus test for Democratic presidential candidates, it does not mean it is a serious policy proposal,” Rubio wrote. “In fact, the Green New Deal includes proposals that have nothing to do with Earth’s climate or environment."
Quinnipiac University released a poll on Wednesday looking at issues across the state.
Fried’s team presented her as an “advocate for children, schools, and medical marijuana, taking office with a bold agenda” and listed out several of her priorities.
Bloomberg, one of the ten richest Americans and one of the twelve wealthiest men in the world thanks to his founding of the media and financial services company that bears his name, served three terms as mayor, winning election in 2001 as a Republican before having no party affiliation and then joining the Democrats.
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