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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

bit.ly/2YCRgq4

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Anti-Climate Change Action:

Against: Support of a National Price on Carbon Emissions bit.ly/337BOl7

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

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Anti-Climate Change Action:

Against: Supporting a #GreenNewDeal

bit.ly/2OBZmv2

#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.... climateliabilitynews.org/2019/03/27/san…
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.”

thehill.com/policy/energy-…
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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