Sanders and AOC introduce a ’climate emergency’ resolution

Sanders and AOC introduce a ’climate emergency’ resolution

On Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Earl Blumenauer came together to introduce a joint resolution calling for the US to join 16 other countries in declaring a ’climate emergency’. ’We are going to have to take on the greed of the fossil fuel industry and the ignorance of Donald Trump’, Sanders said Tuesday.

KCooper
KCooper
atlas shrugged
atlas shrugged 1 year

Hey Bernie, may not be a great idea to co-sponsor anything with someone that has been pretty much wrong on everything she's said or proposed in her already-too-long term in the House. Especially if you're actually serious about running for President, but if not, then go for it--what's another failed piece of legislation under your name?

Der Rikmeister
Der Rikmeister 1 year

These lefties have been declaring a national emergency over climate change, wait! global warming, wait! global cooling! wait! the population bomb, wait! eugenics, wait! the extinction of blondes, wait! being buried in horseshit, wait! the Second Coming (and every doomsday in between) etc. etc. etc. forever. And like every End-of-the-world prophet and cult whose expiration date has come, they conveniently ignore their failed predictions and move on to the next one (granted, AOC broke new ground by calling her dire prediction 'a joke'), counting on the idiot masses to forget their misplaced faith and have their egos stroked by taking up the new call to arms. Any legitimate, but boring, climate/environmental concerns are basically being ignored because of this flashy bull$hit, and like the border crisis, they help cause the problem then turn around and blame everyone else for it. F#ck these retards.

Andrew Colomy
Andrew Colomy 1 year

Mexican border being overrun with immigrants, I sleep. Weather being slightly irregular, I wake.

Rocky LeBlanc
Rocky LeBlanc 1 year

That's right ignore facts and data to push a socialist agenda and secure your rule as the elitists. The motives of this so called environmental crisis are out in the open. Just look at what they call for. They have nothing to do with reduced environmental impact. Massive solar farms when solar is far more polluting than even natural gas and detrimental to local environments, rebuilding the national infrastructure at massive tax cost and massive environmental cost, removing high speed transit to actually go backwards in time as far as travel, removing the food source of millions for synthetic and highly processed vegetable based alternatives destroying even more land and creating even more strain on the environment. All these policies fly directly in the face of real environmentalism. They are only interested in power as usual. If they cared about environmental impact they would increase local environmental activism and make a real impact on our planet. They want to tax us to death and find any path to communism they can.

Sir_Kutz
Sir_Kutz 1 year

That podium should read “slave labor and bread lines”.

Minnie De Mouse
Minnie De Mouse 1 year

Fuck this liberal socialist fascist demokkkratic congress may they all rot in hell

Innerparty
Innerparty 1 year

Paying my bills is far more urgent to me than "climate change".

GG WP
GG WP 1 year

Well, it's a start, but clearly, coming from people nobody takes seriously it doesn't have much of a future. Any such a thing they propose has little point being discussed on a national level. For it to work there has to be a global initiative accompanied by serious sanctions to any who would opt not to comply. You need to shut down China, USA, India etc. for a while for these measures to be effective.

Russ Kurtell
Russ Kurtell 1 year

Irrelevant "news". They have zero support from either party. They will both be irrelevant until at least 2024.

Mod Okay
Mod Okay 1 year

Should have already had something like this in place, Instead of a crazy clean coal policy.

Mister Manager
Mister Manager 1 year

I'm sure it will be as successful as the Green New Deal

CoolerKing
CoolerKing 1 year

Now there's a brain trust for you.

michael zubas
michael zubas 1 year

gotta fight the climate change! those water levels arnt going to lower themselves!

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 1 year

Uhhhh my brain cells are fucking depleting!

Brandon Huber
Brandon Huber 1 year

This comment section is riddled with dunning kruger

ICblades
ICblades 1 year

the emergency is crazy Cortez hasn't made her first million and Bernie wants a 4th home

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