This Volcano Scientist Is Running for Office to Fight Trump’s Anti-Climate Actions

Jess Phoenix has spent her scientific career descending into volcanos to study climate change. Now she’s trying to descend into Congress to figure out how to stop it. Phoenix is one in a new class of scientist-turned-politician who are running for office following the election of Donald Trump and his positions on climate change. For them, the stakes have become too high to remain politically neutral.
“I was moved to step out of my work boots and into the race for Congress,” Phoenix writes on her campaign website. “Because people like Donald Trump and Steve Knight are threatening that future by destroying some of the most basic things we all agree are important.”
View Link

Comment section

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *