Pete Buttigieg’s climate disruption comments while announcing Presidential run

‘…and let’s pick our heads up to face what might be the biggest security threat of our time – climate change and climate disruption… Our economy is on the line. Our future is on the line. Lives are on the line. So let’s call this what it is – climate security, a life and death issue for our generation.’ ~ Pete Buttigieg formally announcing his Presidential run.

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Story by James George

Air Pollution Increases ER Visits — Largest US Study On The Topic Confirms It | cleantechnica.com

‘We may not even see them, but tiny particles, particulates in the PM2.5 size range, are able to travel deeply into the respiratory tract. PM2.5 infiltrates the lungs, all the way to the alveoli, where oxygen is transferred into the bloodstream. Exposure to nitrogen dioxide and fine particulate matter, or PM, can cause grave trouble with one’s health.’

Source: Air Pollution Increases ER Visits — Largest US Study On The Topic Confirms It | cleantechnica.com

LOS ANGELES COUNTY FEDERATION OF LABOR RESOLUTION THAT SUPPORTS UNION JOBS AND DIVERSE COMMUNITIES IN CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHT | thelafed.org

‘…THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO supports a Green New Deal or similar effort that provides career opportunities for people of color, low-income communities and women utilizing labor-supported preparation and apprenticeship programs and a skilled and trained workforce that simultaneously protects existing union jobs; ‘

Source: LOS ANGELES COUNTY FEDERATION OF LABOR RESOLUTION THAT SUPPORTS UNION JOBS AND DIVERSE COMMUNITIES IN CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHT | thelafed.org

Oil And Gas Giants Spend Millions Lobbying To Block Climate Change Policies | Forbes

‘Every year, the world’s five largest publicly owned oil and gas companies spend approximately $200 million on lobbying designed to control, delay or block binding climate-motivated policy. This has caused problems for governments seeking to implement policies in the wake of the Paris Agreement which are vital in meeting climate change targets. Companies are generally reluctant to disclose such lobbying expenditure and late last week, a report from InfluenceMap used a methodology focusing on the best available records along with intensive research of corporate messaging to gauge their level of influence on initiatives to halt climate change. ‘

Source: Oil And Gas Giants Spend Millions Lobbying To Block Climate Change Policies | Forbes

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