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Democrat Warns Candidates About Opposing Pipeline Improvements in Minnesota

A Democrat and former campaign worker for Sen. Bernie Sanders is warning her party that they must be careful in opposing pipelines in Minnesota, or else they could jeopardize their electoral chances in the reliably Democratic state.

In Real Clear Politics, Savannah Shoemake cautions Democrats over opposing Line 3 in Minnesota:

One such minefield is opposing a pipeline called Line 3 that’s being rebuilt and replaced in Minnesota. While it hasn’t garnered much attention on the national stage yet, it could very well become the next Dakota Access or Keystone XL fight in the months ahead and just in time

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Cautionary Tale: Candidates Should Heed Lessons From Germany When Proposing Renewable Energy Plans

“Reaching 100 percent renewable energy for electricity and transportation by no later than 2030 and complete decarbonization by 2050 at latest” – Bernie Sanders

“I’m embracing that goal by committing to adopt and build on Governor Inslee’s ten-year action plan to achieve 100% clean energy for America by decarbonizing our electricity, our vehicles, and our buildings.” – Elizabeth Warren

“2025 – Establish net-zero standards for new buildings; 2030 – Zero-emission standard for all new cars; 2035 – 100% emissions free electric grid; 2040 – Net-zero for all transportation sectors; 2045 – 85% methane recapture; 2049 – Achieve net-zero emissions” –

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