Biden must be our ‘climate president’. He can start by ending pipeline projects | Faith Spotted Eagle and Kendall Mackey

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There is no way to mine fossil fuels without driving the planet past 1.5℃ of warming and putting Indigenous communities at risk

As we prepare to turn the page on 2020, and inaugurate Joe Biden as president on 20 January 2021, the incoming administration has a climate mandate to listen to people across America – and keep fossil fuels in the ground. This means stopping the Keystone XL, Dakota Access and Line 3 pipelines on day one.

While Trump props up failing fossil fuel companies, including through government handouts from Covid-19 stimulus packages to the tune of $15bn, Biden has already committed to transitioning the United States off oil, holding polluters accountable, honoring treaty rights and stopping the Keystone XL pipeline.

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