My Hope …

Blog by Associate Judy Hardy

My hope for our next president is that he sees himself as both a protector of our people and a protector of our Earth:

That he acts with integrity when it comes to the environment …
That he re-joins the Paris Accord…
That he appoints qualified/committed people to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), The Department of Energy (DOE), the Department of the Interior- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), National Park Service, United States Geological Survey, the Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…
That he reinstates the environmental regulations that have been abandoned these last four years…
That he works to make where we live both air and water pollution-free…
That he protects our national parks and public lands from industrial exploitation …
That he works to make our nation less dependent on fossil fuels through regulation and the enforcement of those regulations …
That he commits to green energy (e.g. solar and wind) and makes the creation of green energy jobs a priority …
That he promotes/supports the production of U.S. built electric cars and the development of a nationwide network of electric charging stations and the improvement of the infrastructure of our roads and bridges…That he ensures the improvement and security of our electric grid…
That he supports and works with Congress to promote the provision of economic aid to villages, towns, cities, states, reservations, and territories ravaged by the effects of climate change…
That he institutes a modernized Civilian Conservation Corps that provides jobs for men and women which focus on environmental conservation…
That he champions and recognizes environmental stewardship by individuals, groups, corporations, and industries at an annual presidential award ceremony.

That’s my hope.  What’s yours?

Posted in Peace & Justice Blog

11 responses to “My Hope …

  1. Yes, to all the challenges before our country and the president, We all need to get on board or nothing can happen…and of course, we need to do the prayer work.

  2. Thanks for this wonderful list of very important things that need to be attended to for our country and our entire world

  3. Nice Judy. Hope you sent it to both candidates before the election. Neither one came across that strong re: the environment.

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