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David Turnbull is the campaigns director of Oil Change International, working on campaigns to end fossil fuel subsidies, and to slow the spread of dirty energy money, extreme fossil fuels, and fossil fuel infrastructure. Prior to his current position with Oil Change, Turnbull was executive director of Climate Action Network–International, a network of 700 hundred NGOs in dozens of countries coordinating on international advocacy towards global solutions to the climate crisis.

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You may have seen the latest effort to push an All of the Above energy to a younger generation, this time by the GOP (but of course, they’re not the first to do so…ahem, President Obama…).

Well, we at Oil Change International have our own version we’d like to share with you that we think tells a more accurate picture of what All of the Above energy boosters are really all about. And after you’re done watching, be sure to send a message that you won’t stand for All of the Above climate denial.

Check out our remake:

…and here’s the original, if you haven’t seen it (warning: may cause grimaces and sighs):

Scientists have told us that we must leave some 80% of known fossil fuel reserves in the ground if we want a stable climate. All of the Above energy policy will plunge us deeper into climate chaos, and is a form a climate denial.

Sign our petition against All of the Above energy policies:

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