Beto O'Rourke’s Plan for Climate Change



Beto O’Rourke may be from a fossil fuel state, but that hasn’t stopped him from releasing a five trillion dollar plan to stop the climate crisis. If he’s elected president in 2020, do you think this plan goes far enough?

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SOURCES:
[i] RollingStone.com. Beto O’Rourke Shares the Story of His Old Band, Foss — and a Single. Aug 30 2018. https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/beto-orourke-band-foss-717227/

[ia] Politico.com.Beto O’Rourke drops F-bomb in raucous concession speech. Nov 7 2018.  https://www.politico.com/story/2018/11/07/orouke-speech-2018-election-968795

[ib] OprahMag.com. Gayle King Asks Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke if He Has Enough Experience for the Job. Mar 15 2019. https://www.oprahmag.com/life/a26828009/gayle-king-interview-beto-o-rourke-2020-president/

[ic]  MotherJones.com. Here’s Video of Beto O’Rourke Singing “Blitzkrieg Bop” in a Sheep Mask and Onesie.  Jan 23 2019. https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/01/heres-video-of-beto-orourke-singing-blitzkrieg-bop-in-a-sheep-mask-and-a-onesie/

[ii] BetoORouke.com. Climate Change. Accessed: May 14 2019. https://betoorourke.com/climate-change/

[iii]  NBCNews.com. 100,000 acres later, Yosemite’s Ferguson Fire declared fully contained.  Aug 20 2018. https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/western-wildfires/100-000-acres-later-yosemite-s-ferguson-fire-declared-fully-n902061

[iiia]  LATimes.com. Beto O’Rourke proposes $5-trillion climate plan for net-zero emissions by 2050. Apr 29 2019. https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-beto-orourke-climate-change-plan-20190429-story.html

[iv] BetoORouke.com. Climate Change. Accessed: May 14 2019. https://betoorourke.com/climate-change/

[v] Ibid.

[vi] Ibid.

[vii] Ibid.

[viii] Ibid.

[ix] Futirism.com. “Green New Deal” Calls for a Zero-Emission America by 2030. Feb 7 2019. https://futurism.com/green-new-deal-zero-emission-2030

[ixa] RollingStone.com. Why Activists Are Blasting Beto O’Rourke’s Climate Change Plan. Apr 29 2019. https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/beto-orourke-climate-change-plan-activists-criticize-827916/

[x] IPCC.ch. Special Report: Global Warming of 1.5C. 2018.  https://www.ipcc.ch/sr15/chapter/summary-for-policy-makers/

[xi] Politico.com. O’Rourke signs ‘No Fossil Fuel Money’ pledge, returns donations. May 1 2019. https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/01/beto-orourke-fossil-fuel-donations-1296867

[xii] NoFossilFuelMoney.org. Presidential Candidate Signers. Accessed: May 14 2019. http://nofossilfuelmoney.org/presidential-signers/

[xiii] Ibid.

[xiii] EIA.Gov. Texas: Profile Overview. Accessed: May 14 2019. https://www.eia.gov/state/?sid=TX

[xiv] GreenPeace.org. Why Beto O’Rourke’s Oil Money Shows We Need a Just Transition to Renewable Energy. Feb 25 2019. https://www.greenpeace.org/usa/why-beto-orourkes-oil-money-shows-we-need-a-just-transition-to-renewable-energy/

[xv] EIA.Gov. Profile Overview. Texas: Profile Overview. Accessed: May 15 2019. https://www.eia.gov/state/?sid=TX

[xva] Statista.com. U.S. crude oil production by state 2017. Accessed: May 15 2019. https://www.statista.com/statistics/714376/crude-oil-production-by-us-state/

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