Martin O'Malley
Democrat

Martin O'Malley's policies onEnvironment

General
1 Offer customers more choices in the energy they use 0
2 Create a new Clean Energy Jobs Corps to partner with communities to retrofit buildings to be more energy efficient, improve local resiliency, create new green spaces, and restore and expand our forests 0
3 Retrofit federal buildings to the highest efficiency standards and require new federal buildings to be net-zero 0
4 Require the federal fleet to be subject to low- or zero-emissions purchasing agreements 0
5 Require all federally funded infrastructure projects to meet climate resiliency standards 0
6 Direct the Environmental Protection Agency to take aggressive action to limit greenhouse gases 0
7 Direct the Environmental Protection Agency to adopt a zero-tolerance policy for methane leaks from current oil and gas production 0
8 Direct the EPA and Departments of Defense and Transportation to set strong efficiency standards 0
9 Reject projects like the Keystone XL pipeline 0
10 Increase royalties and emissions fees for fossil fuel companies currently drilling on federal lands and invest the proceeds in jobs and skills training 0
11 Keep domestically produced oil and gas in the U.S., instead of selling it abroad 0
12 Set a national, cross-sector Renewable Electricity Standard so our nation is powered by 100% clean energy by 2050 0
13 Fight for federal legislation for a cap on carbon emissions from all sources 0
14 Set a national goal of doubling our energy productivity within 15 years 0
15 Support a Clean Energy Financing Authority to support clean energy infrastructure 0
16 End all subsidies for fossil fuels 0
17 Prioritize modernizing our electric grid to evolve to support localized, renewable energy generation, reduce electricity waste, and increase security from sabotage or attack 0
18 Make robust investments in state and community resiliency 0
19 Increase our investment in basic clean energy research so the U.S. can reclaim the lead on energy innovation 0
20 Work with industry to help meet skills and employment needs that the current labor market isn’t sufficiently supplying 0