28 Jul '16, 10am

16-year-old activist demands US gov end fossil fuel use by 2026

16-year-old activist demands US gov end fossil fuel use by 2026

is, of course, a more sympathetic audience, but even she is likely to bristle at the suggestion of ending all fossil fuel use so quickly. The Guardian has hailed her platform as “the strongest ever” on climate change: the current draft calls for a carbon tax, stricter regulations for the approval of oil pipelines, stronger regulation of fracking, and prioritizing renewable energy development over natural gas. While these are all important steps, they’re far from the dramatic approach Martinez advocates. It may take significant persuasion to convince Clinton that the issue is pressing enough to risk alienating the oil and gas lobby.

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