Steve August 28, 2020
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Protesters hold a sign reading 'Exxon life and the planet fried' at a 2016 Exxon Knew rally calling for fossil fuel divestment

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As blistering wildfires and a monstrous hurricane fueled by rising temperatures ravage the U.S., Senate Democrats this week released their action plan for combating the climate crisis and building a clean energy economy.

But the report appears to have left out any reference to, much less a plan for, climate accountability — that is, holding polluters accountable for the harms they are knowingly causing in communities across the country facing extreme heat, devastating wildfires, and disastrous flooding and storms.

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