By Emmanuel Alcandar, Media & Communications Fellow
Climate Cabinet understands that investing in downballot races is incredibly important. Not only can we begin to make real progress towards addressing the climate crisis, but we also build a stronger bench for the future. We’re not just electing climate champions today, we’re electing the next generation of diverse leadership.
Climate Slate candidates are always looking for ways to lead in their communities whether it's supporting clean air & water, creating good-paying clean energy jobs, or addressing environmental injustice. In celebration of the amazing work our candidates do in either flipping their legislative chambers or making inroads, we wanted to highlight 3 Climate Slate champions who will be using their power in leadership to advocate for bold climate policies that will help working families.
These are candidates who have been recognized by their peers and asked to step into formal leadership roles within their caucus — where they will help set the legislative agenda and drive change:
Tackling the climate crisis means building long-term sustainable power for the climate movement and empowering a new generation of candidates to run, win, and legislate. These leaders are working to make real tangible climate policies a reality and we are all better off for their public service.
You can support Climate Cabinet Action’s endorsed state and local candidates at climateslate.com.