Green activists ‘are waiting to hear Hillary Clinton to say the words ‘climate change’ on the campaign trail’
Bill McKibben: “She’ll hit the main talking points in a speech, but ‘believing in climate science’ is no longer enough. In 2015 it’s about ‘keeping it in the ground’,” McKibben told the Guardian, referring to recent worldwide efforts pushing companies and organizations to divest from fossil fuels.
“Beyond saying she was initially inclined to approve it, she has never taken a position on the Keystone pipeline. She was the world’s top diplomat when the climate talks in Copenhagen fell apart. And she’s awfully cozy with big oil and gas interests. So far there’s really no reason for people who care about climate to be excited about her.”