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Trumpublican #Irvine Mayor Shea @SHEAonIrvine, showed her true Trump-affiliated colors, opposing and voting no on the following resolutions at Annual United States Conference of Mayors in June of 2019. #CA45

Anti-Climate Change Action:

Against: Support of a National Price on Carbon Emissions

#Irvine Mayor Shea @SHEAonIrvine was one of only 7 no votes out of 226 mayors #ClimateCrisis #priceoncarbon #CA45

Anti-Climate Change Action:

Against: Supporting a #GreenNewDeal

#Irvine Mayor Shea @SHEAonIrvine was one of only 7 no votes out of 226 mayors #CA45 #ClimateChange

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What they say:

“We disagree with the assertion that Chevron has engaged in ‘climate-related branding and lobbying’ that is ‘overwhelmingly in conflict’ with the Paris Agreement,” a @Chevron spokesperson said....…
What they do:

@Chevron gives @USChamber at least $750,000 a year, helping pay for the debunked study that @realDonaldTrump used to justify withdrawing from the Paris Agreement.
.@Chevron also funds @AFPMonline, and AFPM opposes a price on carbon and lobbied against fuel economy standards for cars. Kind of hard to meet our Paris commitments without a #priceoncarbon and without fuel economy standards…
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This is such bull***t.

First it was a hoax.

Then the science was uncertain.

Then we were “alarmists.”

Then any fix was too expensive.

Now it will be fixed with “innovation.”…
As the truth emerges, they just fall back to a more credible trench to defend the same industry and its same smelly lies and big fat subsidy.

Give me a break.

Want “innovation”?

Put a #priceoncarbon, so you can reward investors in #carbon reduction;

Strip this crooked industry of its $700 billon/yr subsidy (just in US, per @IMFNews);
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