Clinton, Warner, and Schweitzer cite energy as they stump for Obama and bash McCain
In a rousing speech endorsing Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton said her erstwhile rival would “transform our energy agenda by creating millions of green jobs and building a new, clean energy future.” Virginia Senate candidate Mark Warner also addressed energy and climate (as he told Grist he would): “If we actually got ourselves off foreign oil, we can make our country safer,” he said in his keynote address. “We’ll start to solve global warming, and with the right policies, within 24 months, we’ll be building 100-mile-per-gallon plug-in hybrid vehicles right here, with American technology and with American workers.” And Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer bashed John McCain’s record on energy: “At a time when American families are struggling to keep their gas tanks full, john McCain voted 25 times against renewable energy, biofuels, solar energy … wind energy.” Read more Grist coverage of the Democratic National Convention.
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