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Fire Drill Friday: How to Push Joe Biden to be a Climate Champion | Greenpeace USA

This week on Fire Drill Fridays, we’ll be discussing how to ensure President-elect Joe Biden harnesses the power of his office to be a true climate champion.

What we knew as ‘normal’ was a crisis. Going back is not an option. Now, like never before, the opportunity to move beyond fossil fuel racism to a just, equitable future is in front of us, and the next president must take it on. Join Jane Fonda, Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity, and Annie Leonard and Charlie Jiang of Greenpeace USA for an exciting conversation discussing how we can make the next administration embrace the presidential leadership needed to be a true champion for the climate and the people.

Tune in right here at 2pm ET / 11am PT!

About the guests:

Kassie Siegel is the Director of the Climate Law Institute at the @Center for Biological Diversity. Her litigation led the way to Endangered Species Act protection for the polar bear, and she is a leader in the fight to ban fracking and keep fossil fuels in the ground.

Annie Leonard is the Executive Director of @Greenpeace USA, an independent environmental organization which uses research, creative communication, non violent direct action, and people-power to advance environmental solutions. She is currently partnering with Jane Fonda on the Fire Drill Fridays project to inspire more people to join climate activism.

Charlie Jiang is a climate campaigner for Greenpeace USA fighting for a Green New Deal that brings justice for communities and workers most impacted by the climate crisis and fossil fuel extraction. He has a background in clean energy engineering and organizing with youth climate movements.

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