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[email protected] on PRI’s @LivingOnEarth: What was said - or not said – on environment in conventions says a lot https://t.co/YV8vHOdVaC

.@pDykstra on PRI’s @LivingOnEarth: What was said - or not said – on environment in conventions says a lot https://t.co/YV8vHOdVaC

DYKSTRA: Right, but one bit of common ground between the Democrats and ExxonMobil -- they both want a carbon tax. Here are a few more intriguing new wrinkles from the Democratic Party: they want to decriminalize and regulate marijuana nationwide – and that might actually have a big environmental impact given the huge energy and environment footprint that illegal pot farms leave. In the wake of the tragedy in Flint, Michigan, the party uses strong language to condemn environmental racism in inner cities and on Indian lands, in farm communities and elsewhere. And the platform calls for removing all lead hazards, as part of a massive push for 21st century infrastructure involving energy efficiency, transportation, water systems, the electric grid and more.

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