I’m Voting For The First Time In 2020. This Has To Be The Climate Change Election.
For example, healthcare is a pressing topic for many of the candidates. No matter where you stand on the issue, everyone deserves to live a healthy life. However, the fossil fuel industry is contributing to the poor health of millions of people around the world.
2.4 million deaths a year worldwide can be traced to oil pollution. Also, according to a
study by the Clean Air Task Force, extraction from urban oil fields exposes people to toxic and carcinogenic chemicals like formaldehyde and benzene. These people are predominantly people of color and lower income citizens who also bear a
higher burden of the dysfunctional healthcare system.