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Steyer Statement on Governor Newsom’s Emergency Climate Declarations

(San Francisco, CA, September 23) Climate activist, NextGen America founder, and former presidential candidate Tom Steyer released the following statement today in response to Governor Newsom’s announcement that he would declare a climate emergency. Steyer applauded the Governor’s action and emphasized the need for urgent action: “Our state is in…

Steyer: “Joe is right. We must act now. The climate crisis is here”

(San Francisco, CA, September 14) Climate activist, NextGen America founder, and former presidential candidate Tom Steyer has been raising the alarm about the climate fires burning across his home state, California. Following Vice President Biden’s speech on the climate fires and the need to rebuild the country to both…

Steyer Calls on California to Pass Critical Police Reform Bills

(San Francisco, CA, September 3) Climate activist, NextGen America founder, and former presidential candidate Tom Steyer released the following statement today calling on the California state legislature to pass a suite of police reform bills. Specifically, Steyer called for the Legislature to reconsider critical, common sense legislation to decertify police…

Steyer Releases Slate of Climate Champions

(San Francisco, CA, August 13) Climate activist, NextGen America founder, and former presidential candidate Tom Steyer released a first slate of candidates up and down the ballot committed to tackling our climate crisis. Since ending his presidential campaign Steyer has organized and mobilized supporters and donors for Vice President Biden…

Steyer: The time for Reparations is long past due

(San Francisco, CA, July 27) Climate activist, NextGen America founder, and former presidential candidate Tom Steyer has endorsed H.R. 40, the resolution introduced by  Representative Sheila Jackson Lee, TX-18. H.R. 40 would fund a Commission to study government Reparations with a level of specificity and actionability for the descendents of enslaved…

Steyer: “We are in a sprint towards November and a better climate future”

(San Francisco, CA, July 20) Climate activist, NextGen America founder, and former presidential candidate Tom Steyer has begun a robust surrogate schedule in his new role on Vice President Biden’s Climate Engagement Advisory Council. This past week Steyer has participated in four Climate Voters for Biden events in Colorado, Nevada, New…

Tom Steyer Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis

(San Francisco, CA, July 18) –– Climate activist, NextGen America founder, and former Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer released the following statement on the passing of Civil Rights titan, Congressman John Lewis: “Today, the entire nation mourns the loss of Rep. John Lewis, whose courage, moral clarity,…

Steyer: “No Question, Joe Biden Gets the Urgency of the Moment”

(San Francisco, CA, July 14) –– Following the release of Vice President Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan’s focus on clean energy, climate activist, former presidential candidate, and co-chair of Biden’s Advisory Council on Climate Engagement Tom Steyer said the following about the plan: “We are at a tipping point in…