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“We believe that a Bernie Sanders presidency would provide the best political terrain in which to get involved and will ultimately win this fight for the world we deserve,” the youth-led climate group wrote in a medium post.
“Bernie Sanders knows that a world with social, racial, economic benefits and environmental justice … a world in which we can stop climate change, create millions of good jobs, and enact a new social contract for the 21st century through a Green New Deal – cannot be reached by a president or even the government alone, “he added.
A clear majority, 76 percent, of Sunrise’s membership movement voted to support Sanders, the organization said in a statement. The second largest support candidate was Warren, who benefited from 17.4 percent of the group’s members.
The Sunrise movement cited Sander’s “political courage”, “holistic vision of the future” and “his commitment to building a cross-class, multiracial movement” as reasons for Sanders’ members.
“I am honored to receive your approval and look forward to working with the Green New Deal to start and build a fairer future,” said Sanders in a statement.
The Vermont Senator in his Green New Deal climate plan calls for 100 percent renewable energy for electricity and transportation to be achieved by 2030 and decarbonization of the economy by 2050. He has also called for a $ 16 trillion investment in combating climate change ,