Sanders: Trump’s ignorance on climate change threatens lives

Bernie SandersAs an unprecedented heatwave threatened 195 million Americans today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) condemned President Trump’s denial of climate change, which is responsible for longer, more frequent, and more intense heatwaves across the planet:

“Donald Trump’s ignorance regarding the climate change emergency is threatening the very lives of our children and future generations. The past five years together represent the warmest years ever recorded. This June has been the hottest June on record, and July will likely be the hottest July on record. In the last several years—in Europe, Australia, Africa, India, and the United States—there have been terrible heatwaves resulting in thousands of deaths.

“For the sake of future generations and the fate of our entire planet, we must stand up to Trump and the fossil fuel industry and transform our economy away from fossil fuels toward energy efficiency and sustainable energy. We need a president who helps lead the world in a new energy direction, not one who protects fossil fuel profits.”


UVA Basketball Fans!

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Feedback from buyers: “Got the Book in the Mail Saturday, and could not put it down! Great read and great photography as well! Love all of the books I’ve received, but hands down, this is my favorite!” – Russell

Buy here.

augusta free press news
augusta free press news
augusta free press news