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Government inaction on climate change is not an option

by Peter DeFazio

I was honored to join youth activists from Our Children's Trust - YouthvGov, Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, and The Sunrise Movement at the Capitol and on the steps of the Supreme Court to send a clear message that government inaction on climate change is not an option. It is the greatest existential threat to our planet and risks denying them a future that is protected by the United States Constitution. I support their lawsuit against the federal government and was pleased to submit an amicus brief in support of Juliana v. The United States. We must act and act NOW to implement green, sustainable solutions like electrification in the transportation sector and renewable sources of energy. It is our duty to young people across the world and future generations to take bold leaps and fuel a green revolution. I’m proud to stand with them and stand up for them, their future, and the place that we call home.

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Posted on September 19, 2019 in Videos.

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