Bernie Sanders
Democrat

Bernie Sanders's policies onEnvironment

General
1 Cut U.S. carbon pollution by 40 percent by 2030 and by over 80 percent by 2050 0
2 Create a Clean-Energy Workforce of 10 million good-paying jobs by creating a 100% clean energy system 0
3 Return billions of dollars to consumers impacted by the transformation of our energy system 0
4 Ban fossil fuels lobbyists from working in the White House 0
5 End the huge subsidies that benefit fossil fuel companies 0
6 Create a national environmental and climate justice plan that recognizes the heightened public health risks faced by low-income and minority communities 0
7 Bring climate deniers to justice so we can aggressively tackle climate change 0
8 Embrace a science-based standard for carbon pollution emissions reductions 0
9 Put a price on carbon 0
10 Create clean, domestic energy alternatives to power our cars and trucks 0
11 Ban Arctic oil drilling 0
12 Ban offshore drilling 0
13 Stop dirty pipeline projects like the Keystone XL 0
14 Stop exports of liquefied natural gas and crude oil 0
15 Ban fracking for natural gas 0
16 Ban mountaintop removal coal mining and invest in Appalachian communities 0
17 Close the loopholes that allow the chemical, oil and gas industries to pollute our air and water 0
18 Increase fuel economy standards to 65 miles per gallon by 2025 0
19 Protect public lands by promoting natural resource conservation and habitat preservation 0
20 Invest in advanced renewable fuels and keep our energy dollars at home 0
21 Invest in solar energy and put money back in the pockets of consumers 0
22 Invest in making all American homes more energy efficient 0
23 Invest in an affordable energy storage solution that will allow us to fulfill our clean energy needs 0
24 Build geothermal power plants to create full time family-wage jobs for operations, engineering, maintenance, and administration 0
25 Enable greater consumer choice in energy 0
26 Begin a moratorium on nuclear power plant license renewals in the United States 0
27 Provide global clean energy funding to vulnerable countries 0
28 Build electric vehicle charging stations 0
29 Make our cities more walkable and take more cars off the road 0
30 Update and modernize the energy grid 0
31 Convene a climate summit in his first 100 days 0
32 Lead countries in cutting climate change 0
33 Plan for peace to avoid international climate-fueled conflict 0
34 Address the inadequate environmental cleanup efforts 0
35 Stop the unequal exposure of people of color to harmful chemicals, pesticides and other toxins 0